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Alice's Adventures in Wonderland Seven Books of Rainbow
ISBN: HB: 9784908683091, Nippan IPS, June 2019
32 pp., 27x20 cm, 16 colour and black&white illus., language: English / Japanese
A famous fairytale with 50-years-old illustrations. "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland" is the first book from the Seven Books of Rainbow project. This famous story has been reproduced here with illustrations from over fifty years ago. This book is b...
Constant Struggle Deaf Education in New South Wales since World War II
ISBN: PB: 9781944838492, Gallaudet University Press, May 2019
240 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 2 figures
Deaf education in New South Wales has made tremendous progress since the end of World War II, yet issues remain for students from their early years of education through secondary high school. Naomi Malone traces the roots of these issues and argues t...
Invincible Spirit The Story of Don Fulk, as signed to Janet Allen
ISBN: PB: 9781944838478, Gallaudet University Press, April 2019
154 pp., 21.5x13.9 cm, 35 photos
Profoundly deafened as an infant, Don Fulk didn't learn his name or go to school until the age of ten. When he was eighteen years old and a budding superstar on his football and basketball teams, he broke his neck in a swimming accident, and became p...
Professional Autonomy in Video Relay Service Interpreting
ISBN: HB: 9781944838454, Gallaudet University Press, April 2019
168 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 5 figures, 1 table
Video relay service (VRS) is a federally funded service that provides telecommunications access for deaf people. It is also a for-profit industry with guidelines that may limit the autonomy of the sign language interpreters who work in VRS settings....
Dictionary of Cantonese Slang The Language of Hong Kong Movies, Street Gangs and City Life
ISBN: PB: 9781849046626, Hurst Publishers, April 2019
492 pp., 21.6x13.8 cm
For sale in CIS only! Providing a description and analysis of Hong Kong vernacular Cantonese speech styles, notably the language of the Triad-dominated criminal underworld, of teenagers and of Hong Kong movies and comics, this reference text is arra...
Introducing Arabic
ISBN: PB: 9781861187475, Third Millennium Press, April 2019
164 pp., 21.1x14.7 cm
His clear English text discusses the grammar in simple terms and introduces the reader to the meanings of words before providing reasonably sized vocabulary lists. This book presents some of the basic as well as advanced laws of Arabic in simple lang...
Encounters: Student Book 4 Chinese Language and Culture
ISBN: PB: 9780300161656, Yale University Press, March 2019
320 pp., 27.6x21.6 cm, 180 colour illus.
Designed for English-speaking students ready to embark on the adventure of learning Mandarin Chinese, "Encounters" accelerates proficiency and cultural understanding through authentic language and cultural experiences. This fully integrated program i...
Grammars of Approach Landscape, Narrative, and the Linguistic Picturesque
ISBN: HB: 9780226467665, University of Chicago Press, March 2019
352 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 9 colour plates, 16 halftones, 7 line drawings, 2 tables
In "Grammars of Approach", Cynthia Wall offers a close look at changes in perspective in spatial design, language, and narrative across the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries that involve, literally and psychologically, the concept of "ap...
LingVis Visual Analytics for Linguistics
ISBN: PB: 9781684000333, ISBN: HB: 9781684000340, Center for the Study of Language and Information, March 2019
300 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
This volume collects landmark research in a burgeoning field of visual analytics for linguistics, called LingVis. Combining linguistic data and linguistically oriented research questions with techniques and methodologies developed in the computer sci...
Battle in the Mind Fields
ISBN: HB: 9780226550800, University of Chicago Press, March 2019
656 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 27 colour plates, 2 line drawings, 4 tables
"We frequently see one idea appear in one discipline as if it were new, when it migrated from another discipline, like a mole that had dug under a fence and popped up on the other side". Taking note of this phenomenon, John Goldsmith and Bernard La...