LINGUIST List 12.566

Wed Feb 28 2001

Books: Available for review

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Message 1: Available for review

Date: Wed, 28 Feb 2001 16:38:35 -0500 (EST)
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Subject: Available for review

The following books are available for review. If you are
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Aitchison, Jean (2001) Language Change: Progress or Decay?, 3rd
ed., Cambridge University Press, $54.95, ISBN: 0-521-79155-3,
xi+312 pp.

Banksira, Degif Petros (2000) Sound Mutations: The Morphophonology
of Chaha, John Benjamins, $75.00, ISBN: 1-55619-859-0, 346 pp.

Bouillon, Pierette, and Federica Busa, ed. (2001) The Language of
Word Meaning, Cambridge University Press, $69.95, ISBN: 0-521-
78048-9, xvi+387 pp.

Carstairs-McCarthy, Andrew (1999) The Origins of Complex Language:
An Inquiry into the Evolutionary Beginnings of Sentences,
Syllables, and Truth, Oxford University Press, $19.95, ISBN: 0-19-
823821-5, xi+260 pp.

*Chen, Matthew Y. (2000) Tone Sandhi: Patterns Across Chinese
Dialects, Cambridge University Press, ISBN: 0-521-65272-3, xx+554

Chiat, Shula (2000) Understanding Children with Language Problems,
Cambridge University Press, ISBN: 0-521-57386-6, xii+286 pp.

Corbett, Greville C. (2000) Number, Cambridge University Press,
$69.95, ISBN: 0-521-64016-4, xx+358 pp.

Ewen, Colin J., and Harry van der Hulst (2001) The Phonological
Structure of Words, Cambridge University Press, $64.95, ISBN: 0-
521-35019-9, xiii+274 pp.

*Fujimura, Osamu, Brian Joseph, and Bohumil Patek, ed. (1999) Item
Order in Language and Speech: Proceedings of LP 98, Karolinum
Press, xv+330 pp.

Garnham, Alan (2001) Mental Models and the Interpretation of
Anaphora, Taylor and Francis, $29.95, ISBN: 1-84169-128-3, x+170

Gass, Susan M., and Larry Selinker (2001) Second Language
Acquisition: An Introductory Course, Lawrence Erlbaum Associates,
$39.95, ISBN: 0-8058-3528-8, xvi+488 pp.

*Hamers, Josiane F., and Michael H. A. Blanc (2000) Bilinguality
and Bilingualism, 2nd ed., Cambridge University Press, ISBN: 0-
521-64049-0, xiv+468 pp.

Herburger, Elena (2000) What Counts: Focus and Quantification, MIT
Press, $20.00, ISBN: 0-262-58185-X, xiii+166 pp.

Horn, Laurence R., and Yasuhiko Kato, ed. (2000) Negation and
Polarity: Syntactic and Semantic Perspectives, Oxford University
Press, ISBN: 0-19-823874-6, ix+271 pp.

*Kalmar, Tom&aacute;s Mario (2001) Illegal Alphabets and Adult
Biliteracy: Latino Migrants Crossing the Linguistic Border,
Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, ISBN: 0-8058-3627-6, v+129 pp.

Mair, Christian, and Marianne Hundt, ed. (2000) Corups Linguistics
and Linguistic Theory: Papers from the 20th International
Conference on English Language Research on Computerized Corpora
(ICAME 20), Rodopi, $85.00, ISBN: 90-420-1493-8, 395 pp.

Marantz, Alec, Yasushi Miyashita, and Wayne O'Neil, ed. (2001)
Image, Language, Brain: Papers from the First Mind Articulation
Project Symposium, MIT Press, $55.00, ISBN: 0-262-13371-7, x+272

McCauley, Rebecca J. (2001) Assessment of Language Disorders in
Childhood, Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, ISBN: 0-8058-2562-2,
xiv+364 pp.

McClure, William (2000) Using Japanese: A Guide to Contemporary
Usage, Cambridge University Press, $64.95, ISBN: 0-521-64155-1,
xi+336 pp.

*Morgan, Carol, and Albane Cain (2000) Foreign Language and
Culture Learning from a Dialogic Perspective, Multilingual
Matters, GBP39.95, ISBN: 1-85359-499-7, viii+160 pp.

Moss, Howard, and Vanna Motta (2000) Using Italian Synonyms,
Cambridge University Press, $85.00, ISBN: 0-521-47506-6, 724 pp.

M&uuml;ller, Gereon, and Wolfgang Sternefeld, ed. (2001)
Competition in Syntax, Mouton de Gruyter, DM158.00, ISBN: 3-11-
016945-2, 410 pp.

Muysken, Pieter (2000) Bilingual Speech: A Typology of Code-
Mixing, Cambridge University Press, ISBN: 0-521-77168-4, xvi+306

Nelson, Keith, Ayhan Aksu-Ko&ccedil;, and Carolyn Johnson, ed.
(2001) Children's Language, Volume 10: Developing Narrative and
Discourse Competence, Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, $45.00 ($22.50
ppd), ISBN: 0-8058-3293-9, xx+175 pp.

Nelson, Keith, Ayhan Aksu-Ko&ccedil;, and Carolyn Johnson, ed.
(2001) Children's Language, Volume 11: Interactional Contributions
to Language Development, Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, $49.95
($27.50 ppd), ISBN: 0-8058-3292-0, xix+241 pp.

*Noguchi, Mary Goebel, and Sandra Fotos, ed. (2001) Studies in
Japanese Bilingualism, Multilingual Matters, ISBN: 1-85359-489-X,
x+386 pp.

*Offord, Malcolm (2001) French Words: Past, Present and Future,
Multilingual Matters, ISBN: 1-85359-469-2, viii+125 pp.

Ohta, Amy Snyder (2001) Second Language Acquisition Processes in
the Classroom: Learning Japanese, Lawrence Erlbaum Associates,
$34.50, ISBN: 0-8058-3801-5, xviii+298 pp.

Penny, Ralph (2000) Variation and Change in Spanish, Cambridge
University Press, $59.95, ISBN: 0-521-78045-4, xiii+284 pp.

Pennycook, Alastair (2001) Critical Applied Linguistics: A
Critical Introduction, $19.95, ISBN: 0-8058-3792-2,xv+206 pp.

Pintzuk, Susan, George Tsoulas, and Anthony Warner, ed. (2000)
Diachronic Syntax:: Models and Mechanisms, Oxford University
Press, GBP24.99, ISBN: 0-19-825027-4, xii+380 pp.

*Roberts, Celia, et al. (2001) Language Learners as Ethnographers,
Multilingual Matters, GBP24.95, ISBN: 1-85359-502-0, v+266 pp.

Silva, Tony, and Paul Kei Matsuda, ed. (2001) On Second Language
Writing, Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, $24.50, ISBN: 0-8058-3516-4,
xxi+241 pp.

Simpson, Andrew (2000) Wh-Movement and the Theory of Feature-
Checking, John Benjamins, $75.00, ISBN: 1-55619-856-6, xii+244 pp.

Sylvester, Louise, and Jane Roberts (2001) Middle English Word
Studies: A Word and Author Index, D. S. Brewer, $60.00, ISBN: 0-
85991-606-5, x+322 pp.

*Tosi, Arturo (2001) Language and Society in a Changing Italy,
Multilingual Matters, ISBN: 1-85359-500-4, xii+288 pp.
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