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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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£86,00
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Encounters: Student Book 4 Chinese Language and Culture
ISBN: PB: 9780300161656, Yale University Press, July 2018
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...
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£60,00
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History of Language
ISBN: PB: 9781780239033, Reaktion Books, June 2018
240 pp., 19.8x12.9 cm, 12 illus.
It is tempting to take the tremendous rate of contemporary linguistic change for granted. What is required, in fact, is a radical reinterpretation of what language is. Steven Roger Fischer charts the history of language from the times of Homo erectus...
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£9,00
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Paradigms and Opacity Volume One
ISBN: PB: 9781575861968, Center for the Study of Language and Information, May 2018
544 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm,
Stratal Optimality Theory (SOT) is a comprehensive theory of sound structure and its relation to word structure that integrates the complementary theoretical insights of lexical phonology and classical optimality theory.  "Paradigms and Opacity" expl...
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£26,00
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Let's Write Words Write-On Wipe-Off
ISBN: HB: 9781629799230, Highlights, May 2018
56 pp., 27.6x21.3 cm, colour illus.
"Let's Write Words" offers a unique blend of age appropriate tracing and writing activities combined with puzzles to help build vocabulary and lifelong learning confidence. Children can familiarize themselves with and practice writing common sight wo...
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£11,00
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Revealing Structure
ISBN: PB: 9781684000296, ISBN: HB: 9781684000302, Center for the Study of Language and Information, May 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 S...
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£22,00
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£52,00
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LingVis Visual Analytics for Linguistics
ISBN: PB: 9781684000333, ISBN: HB: 9781684000340, Center for the Study of Language and Information, May 2018
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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£26,00
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£56,00
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Japanese: The Written Language Volume 2: Workbook
ISBN: PB: 9780300109535, Yale University Press, April 2018
224 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm,
The second volume of "Japanese: The Written Language" guides high-beginning learners toward proficiency in reading and composing Japanese in realistic contexts. Building on the katakana syllabary presented in Volume 1, it introduces the hiragana syll...
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£35,00
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Japanese: The Written Language Volume 2: Textbook
ISBN: PB: 9780300109542, Yale University Press, April 2018
280 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 90 black&white illus.
The second volume of "Japanese: The Written Language" guides high-beginning learners toward proficiency in reading and composing Japanese in realistic contexts. Building on the katakana syllabary presented in Volume 1, it introduces the hiragana syll...
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£35,00
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Passwords Philology, Security, Authentication
ISBN: HB: 9780674980761, Harvard University Press, February 2018
232 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm,
Cryptology, the mathematical and technical science of ciphers and codes, and philology, the humanistic study of natural or human languages, are typically understood as separate domains of activity. But Brian Lennon contends that these two domains, bo...
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£28,00
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