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The Cambridge Encyclopedia of the Language Sciences
Edited by Patrick Colm Hogan

This nearly one-million-word volume provides an up-to-date and accessible reference resource on all major aspects of speech and language.

Published January 2011 | Hardback | 0521866898



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The Cambridge History of the Romance Languages
Volume 1: Structures
Edited by Martin Maiden, John Charles Smith, Adam Ledgeway

The most comprehensive survey of the history of the Romance languages ever published in English.

Published December 2010 | Hardback | 0521800722



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An Introduction to Word Grammar
Richard Hudson

A theory of language structure based on the assumption that language is a network and all of knowledge is learned.

Published July 2010 | Paperback | 0521721644



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The Cambridge Encyclopedia of Language
3rd Edition
David Crystal

This completely revised and expanded edition of Crystal's acclaimed book incorporates developments in the lively field of language study.

Published June 2010 | Paperback | 0521736501



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English Grammar
Understanding the Basics
Evelyn P. Altenberg, Robert M. Vago

This handy introduction to English grammar covers all the basics of the subject, using a simple and straightforward style.

Published May 2010 | Paperback | 0521732166



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Introducing Semantics
Nick Riemer

An introduction to the study of meaning in language for undergraduate students.

Published March 2010 | Paperback | 0521617413



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News Talk
Investigating the Language of Journalism
Colleen Cotter

Provides an insider's view and reveals how language is chosen and shaped into the stories we read and hear.

Published February 2010 | Paperback | 0521525659



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Why Do Languages Change?
Larry Trask

Packed with fascinating examples, this entertaining book explores changes in the English language over time.

Published December 2009 | Paperback | 0521546931



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Tales of Hi and Bye
Greeting and Parting Rituals Around the World
Torbjörn Lundmark

This book provides an intriguing insight into the fascinating customs associated with greeting and parting rituals around the world.

Published October 2009 | Hardback | 0521117542