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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...
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£79,00
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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...
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£26,50
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£56,50
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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...
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£34,00
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Constraint-Based Syntax and Semantics Papers in Honor of Daniele Godard
ISBN: PB: 9781684000463, Center for the Study of Language and Information, March 2019
215 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
This volume is devoted to the syntax and semantics of various languages, studied with models based on constraints. Both French and international linguists present their work in tribute to Daniele Godard, emeritus research director at the Centre natio...
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£21,00
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Four Words for Friend Why Using More Than One Language Matters Now More Than Ever
ISBN: HB: 9780300231083, Yale University Press, February 2019
264 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
In a world that has English as its global language and rapidly advancing translation technology, it's easy to assume that the need to use more than one language will diminish – but Marek Kohn argues that plural language use is more important than eve...
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Materials for the Study of Gurung Pe. Volumes I and II
ISBN: HB + DVD: 9780674984325, Harvard University Press, January 2019
754 pp., 25.4x17.8 cm, 16 colour illus., 6 maps
Spoken in the middle hills of Nepal, Gurung is a Tibeto-Burmese language spread along the southern slopes of the Himalayas. The Nepalese Gurung recitations known as pe or pe-da lu-da form a diverse group of oral narratives and invocations, thought to...
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£43,95
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Syntax-Semantics Interface
ISBN: PB: 9788024637143, Karolinum Press, November 2018
300 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
Not for sale in the Czech Republic and the Slovak Republic! "Syntax-Semantics Interface" is a collection of papers written by leading Czech linguist Eva Hajicova between 1973 and 2014 that draw on the theoretical framework of the functional generat...
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£19,00
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Revealing Structure
ISBN: PB: 9781684000296, ISBN: HB: 9781684000302, Center for the Study of Language and Information, September 2018
292 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
Drawing from a wide range of perspectives in the analysis of grammatical structures, the papers collected in this book are unified not by linguistic subfield, but by the investigative method they employ in revealing grammatical patterns".Revealing St...
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£52,50
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Shaping Phonology
ISBN: HB: 9780226562452, University of Chicago Press, August 2018
320 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 11 halftones, 26 line drawings, 6 tables
Within the past forty years, the field of phonology – a branch of linguistics that explores both the sound structures of spoken language and the analogous phonemes of sign language, as well as how these features of language are used to convey meaning...
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£45,00
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Enumerations Data and Literary Study
ISBN: PB: 9780226568751, ISBN: HB: 9780226568614, University of Chicago Press, August 2018
256 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 48 line drawings, 26 tables
For well over a century, academic disciplines have studied human behavior using quantitative information. Until recently, however, the humanities have remained largely immune to the use of data – or vigorously resisted it. Thanks to new developments...
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