LINGUIST List 12.872

Wed Mar 28 2001


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Message 1: Available for review

Date: Wed, 28 Mar 2001 14:29:55 -0500 (EST)
From: linguistlist reviews <>
Subject: Available for review

The following books are available for review. If you are
interested in reviewing any of these books, please contact
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If you are selected to review a book, we will mail you a
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completed within 6 weeks of receipt of the book or the book
must be returned.

* The following books were previously announced. *
* We still have a copy available for review. *

Campbell, Lyle, 1997, American Indian Languages: The
Historical Linguistics of Native America, Oxford University
Press, paperback, xiv+512 pp., ISBN: 0-19-509427-1, $35.00.

Carnie, Andrew, and Guilfoyle, Eithne, ed. (2000) The
Syntax of Verb Initial Languages, Oxford University Press,
hardback, 256 pp., ISBN: 0-19-513222-X, $45.00.

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.

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

Dekkers, Joost; Leeuw, Frank van der; and Weijer, Jeroen
van de, ed. (2000) Optimality Theory: Phonology, Syntax,
and Acquisition, Oxford University Press, paperback, x+635
pp., ISBN: 0-19-823844-4, $45.00.

Fishman, Joshua A., ed. (1999) Handbook of Language and
Ethnic Identity, Oxford University Press, hardback, xii+468
pp., ISBN: 0-19-512428-6, $65.00.

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

Kristoffersen, Gjert (2000) The Phonology of Norwegian,
Oxford University Press, hardback, xv+366 pp., ISBN: 0-19-
823765-0, $99.00.

Mateus, Maria Helena, and d'Andrade, Ernesto (2000) The
Phonology of Portuguese, Oxford University Press, hardback,
x+162 pp., ISBN: 0-19-823581-X, $74.00.

McMahon, April (2000) Change, Chance and Optimality, Oxford
University Press, hardback, x+201 pp., ISBN: 0-19-824124-0,

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

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

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

Rissanen, Matti; Ihalainen, Ossi; Nevalainen, Terttu; and
Taavitsainen, Irma, ed. (1992) History of Englishes: New
Methods and Interpretations in Historical Linguistics,
Walter de Gruyter, hardback, xi+799 pp., ISBN: 3-11-013216-
8, DM363.00.

Sipt�r, P�ter, and T�rkenczy, Mikl�s (2000) The Phonology of
Hungarian, Oxford University Press, hardback, xiv+319 pp.,
ISBN: 0-19-823841-X, $99.00.

Turrell, M. Teresa, ed. (2001) Multilingualism in Spain,
Multilingual Matters, hardback, xv+389 pp., ISBN: 1-85359-

* The following books are announced for the first time. *

Ager, Dennis (2001) Motivation in Language Planning and
Language Policy, Multilingual Matters, paperback, vi+210
pp., ISBN: 1-85359-528-4.

Allan, Keith (2001) Natural Language Semantics, Blackwell
Publishers, paperback, xix+529 pp., ISBN: 0-631-19297-2,
$29.95. (Hardback ISBN: 0-631-19296-4, $64.95.)

Apresjan, Juri (2000) Systematic Lexicography, Oxford
University Press, hardback, xviii+304 pp., ISBN: 0-19-
823780-4, $99.00.

Barbour, Stephen, and Carmichael, Cathie, ed. (2000)
Language and Nationalism in Europe, Oxford University
Press, hardback, xi+319 pp., ISBN: 0-19-823671-9, $70.00.

Belcher, Diane, ed. (2001) Reflections on Multiliterate
Lives, Multilingual Matters, paperback, vii+211 pp., ISBN:
1-85359-521-7, GBP19.95.

Benesch, Sarah (2001) Critical English for Academic
Purposes: Theory, Politics, and Practice, Lawrence Erlbaum
Associates, xxi+161 pp., ISBN: 0-8058-3434-6, $18.50.

B�rjars, Kersti, and Burridge, Kate (2001) Introducing
English Grammar, Arnold Publishers, hardback, xiii+311 pp.,
ISBN: 0-340-69172-7, $65.00.

Collins, Paul (2001) Community Writing: Researching Social
Issues through Composition, Lawrence Erlbaum Associates,
paperback, xix+191 pp., ISBN: 0-8058-3834-1, $24.50.

Connor, Steven (2000) Dumbstruck: A Cultural History of
Ventriloquism, Oxford University Press, viii+449 pp., ISBN:
0-19-818433-6, $35.00.

Costa, Jo�o, ed. (2000) Portuguese Syntax: New Comparative
Studies, Oxford University Press, hardback, 304 pp., ISBN:
0-19-512575-4, $65.00.

Culicover, Peter W., and Postal, Paul M., ed. (2001)
Parasitic Gaps, MIT Press, hardback, ix+447 pp., ISBN: 0-
262-03284-8, $55.00.

Deutscher, Guy (2000) Syntactic Change in Akkadian: The
Evolution of Sentential Complementation, Oxford University
Press, hardback, xv+204 pp., ISBN: 0-19-829988-5, $70.00.

Duanmu, San (2000) The Phonology of Standard Chinese,
Oxford University Press, hardback, xv+300 pp., ISBN: 0-19-
829987-7, $74.00.

Extra, Guus, and Gorter, Durk (2001) The Other Languages of
Europe, Multilingual Matters, paperback, x+454 pp., ISBN:

Fukui, Naoki, ed. (2000) Syntax and Meaning: S. I. Harada
Collected Works, Taishukan Publishing Co. Ltd., hardback,
iii+843 pp., ISBN: 4-469-21261-X, $93.00.

Gao, Mobo C. F. (2000) Mandarin Chinese: An Introduction,
Oxford University Press, paperback, xiv+226 pp., ISBN: 0-
19-554002-6, $19.95.

Huang, Yan (2000) Anaphora: A Cross-linguistic Study,
Oxford University Press, hardback, xv+396 pp., ISBN: 0-19-
823529-1, $85.00.

Hunston, Susan, and Thompson, Geoff, ed. (2001) Evaluation
in Text: Authorial Stance and the Construction of
Discourse, Oxford University Press, paperback, xii+225 pp.,
ISBN: 0-19-829986-9, $24.95.

Kayne, Richard S. (2000) Parameters and Universals, Oxford
University Press, hardback, xiv+369 pp., ISBN: 0-19-510235-
5, $55.00.

King, Kendall A. (2001) Language Revitalization Processes
and Prospects: Quichua in the Ecuadorian Andes,
Multilingual Matters, paperback, xii+258 pp., ISBN: 1-

Livia, Anna (2001) Pronoun Envy: Literary Uses of
Linguistic Gender, Oxford University Press, hardback, x+237
pp., ISBN: 0-19-513852-X, $49.95.

Melamed, I. Dan (2001) Empirical Methods for Exploiting
Parallel Texts, MIT Press, hardback, xi+195 pp., ISBN: 0-
262-13380-6, $32.95.

Nicol, Janet, ed. (2001) One Mind, Two Languages: Bilingual
Language Processing, Blackwell Publishers, paperback,
xii+219 pp., ISBN: 0-631-22098-4, $34.95.

Romaine, Suzanne (2000) Language in Society: An
Introduction to Sociolinguistics, Oxford University Press,
paperback, xiii+268 pp., ISBN: 0-19-873192-2, $11.95.

Siegel, Jeff, ed. (2000) Processes of Language Contact:
Studies from Australia and the South Pacific, Fides
(University of Montreal Press), paperback, xi+326, ISBN: 2-

Singh, Ishtla (2000) Pidgins and Creoles: An Introduction,
Arnold Publishers, hardback, xv+142 pp., ISBN: 0-340-70094-
7, $65.00.

Singleton, David (2000) Language and the Lexicon: An
Introduction, Arnold Publishers, hardback, xii+244 pp.,
ISBN: 0-340-73173-7.

Stump, Gregory T. (2001) Inflectional Morphology: A Theory
of Paradigm Structure, Cambridge University Press,
hardback, xvi+308 pp., ISBN: 0-521-78047-0.

Tulpule, S. G., and Feldhaus, Anne (2000) A Dictionary of
Old Marathi, Oxford University Press, hardback, xlvii+807
pp., ISBN: 0-19-512600-9, $70.00.

Verhoeven, Ludo, and Snow, Catherine, ed. (2001) Literacy
and Motivation: Reading Engagement in Individuals and
Groups, Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, paperback, vii+326
pp., ISBN: 0-8059-3194-0, $36.00.

Wiese, Richard (2000) The Phonology of German, Oxford
University Press, paperback, x+358 pp., ISBN: 0-19-829950-
8, $35.00.

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