A History of English Negation
Psycholinguistics: Language, Mind and World
Linguistic Typology: Morphology and Syntax
Experimental Phonetics: An Introduction
A Short History of Linguistics
An Introduction to the Celtic Languages
March 11, 2004
Negation is one of the main functions in human communication.A History of English Negation is the first book to analyse English negation over the whole of its documented history, using a wide database and accessible terminology. After an introductory chapter, the book analyses evidence from the...
Danny D. Steinberg, Hiroshi Nagata, David P. Aline
March 20, 2001
How do we learn to produce and comprehend speech? How does language relate to thought?This second edition of the successful text Psycholinguistics- Language, Mind and World considers the psychology of language as it relates to learning, mind and brain as well as various aspects of society and...
Wendy Ayres-Bennett, Janice Carruthers, Rosalind Temple
December 29, 2000
Problems and Perspectives- Studies in the Modern French Language looks at a number of interesting or problematic areas in the phonology, morphology, syntax and lexis of the French language and encourages the reader to think critically about different ways of approaching, describing and explaining...
Jae Jung Song
August 11, 2000
There are generally estimated to be between 4,000 and 6,000 languages in the world. This number alone gives an idea of the immense diversity of languages: at the same time, there also has to be an underlying unity to human languages. Linguistic Typology is the study of the structural...
Marc-Ariel Friedemann, Luigi Rizzi
October 18, 1999
This volume contains a collection of studies that survey recent research in developmental linguistics, illustrating the fruitful interaction between comparative syntax and language acquisition. The contributors each analyse a well defined range of acquisition data, aiming to derive them from...
Anna Morpurgo Davies, Giulio C. Lepschy
January 09, 1998
The History of Linguistics, to be published in five volumes, aims to provide the reader with an authoritative and comprehensive account of the attitudes to language prevailing in different civilizations and in different periods by examining the very varied development of linguistic thought in the...
Giulio C. Lepschy
November 11, 1997
TheHistory of Linguistics, to be published in five volumes, aims to provide the reader with an authoritative and comprehensive account of the attitudes to language prevailing in different civilizations and in different periods by examining the very varied development of linguistic thought in the...
February 28, 1997
This complete revision and updating of Professor Robins' classic text offers a comprehensive account of the history of linguistic thought from its European origins some 2500 years ago to the present day. It examines the independent development of linguistic science in China and Medieval Islam, and...
Jae Jung Song
August 20, 1996
Causatives and Causation is the first comprehensive study of causative constructions found in the world's languages. This important new research, based on a data base of more than 600 languages, not only investigates fully the richness and variety of causative types, but also presents an...
June 27, 1995
This text provides a single-volume, single-author general introduction to the Celtic languages.The first half of the book considers the historical background of the language group as a whole. There follows a discussion of the two main sub-groups of Celtic, Goidelic (comprising Irish, Scottish,...
Jacques Durand, Francis Katamba
June 15, 1995
Frontiers of Phonology is a collection of essays that present a selective overview of trends in the linguistic analysis of sound structure. The essays are written by specialists from Europe, Canada and the USA and discuss issues from three broad areas of phonology: the nature and representation of...