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LINGUIST List 16.2827

Sat Oct 01 2005

Review: AVAILABLE FOR REVIEW

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Message 1: AVAILABLE FOR REVIEW
Date: 01-Oct-2005
From: Terry Langendoen <terrylinguistlist.org>
Subject: AVAILABLE FOR REVIEW


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AUTHOR: Alderson, J Charles
TITLE: Diagnosing Foreign Language Proficiency
SUBTITLE: The Interface between Language and Assessment
PUBLISHER: Continuum International Publishing Group Ltd*
YEAR: 2005
ISBN: 0826485030
ANNOUNCED IN: http://linguistlist.org/issues/16/16-2458.html

AUTHOR: Ashby, Patricia
TITLE: Speech Sounds, Second Edition
SERIES: Language Workbooks
PUBLISHER: Routledge (Taylor and Francis)*
YEAR: 2005
ISBN: 0415341779
ANNOUNCED IN: http://linguistlist.org/issues/16/16-2349.html

AUTHOR: Blevins, Juliette
TITLE: Evolutionary Phonology
SUBTITLE: The Emergence of Sound Patterns
PUBLISHER: Cambridge University Press*
YEAR: 2004
ISBN: 0521804280
ANNOUNCED IN: http://linguistlist.org/issues/16/16-1434.html

EDITORS: Breitbarth, Anne; van Riemsdijk, Henk
TITLE: Triggers
SERIES: Studies in Generative Grammar 75
PUBLISHER: Mouton de Gruyter
YEAR: 2004
ISBN: 3110181398
ANNOUNCED IN: http://linguistlist.org/issues/15/15-3022.html

AUTHORS: Cann, Ronnie; Kempson, Ruth; Marten, Lutz
TITLE: The Dynamics of Language
SERIES: Syntax and Semantics 35
PUBLISHER: Elsevier Ltd.*
YEAR: 2005
ISBN: 0126135355
ANNOUNCED IN: http://linguistlist.org/issues/16/16-2480.html

AUTHORS: Commins, Nancy L.; Miramontes, Ofelia B.
TITLE: Linguistic Diversity and Teaching
SERIES: Reflective Teaching and the Social Conditions of Schooling
PUBLISHER: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates
YEAR: 2005
ISBN: 0805827366
ANNOUNCED IN: http://linguistlist.org/issues/16/16-2511.html

AUTHOR: Faarlund, Jan Terje
TITLE: The Syntax of Old Norse
PUBLISHER: Oxford University Press
YEAR: 2004
ISBN: 0199271100
ANNOUNCED IN: http://linguistlist.org/issues/15/15-2418.html

EDITORS: Knauer, Gabriele; Bellosta von Colbe, Valeriano
TITLE: Variación Sintáctica en Español
SUBTITLE: Un reto para las teorías de la sintaxis
SERIES: Linguistische Arbeiten 494
PUBLISHER: Max Niemeyer Verlag Gmbh
YEAR: 2005
ISBN: 3484304944
ANNOUNCED IN: http://linguistlist.org/issues/16/16-2094.html

AUTHOR: Laugesen, Amanda A.
TITLE: Diggerspeak
SUBTITLE: The Language of Australians at War
YEAR: 2005
PUBLISHER: Oxford University Press*
ISBN: 0195551826
ANNOUNCED IN: http://linguistlist.org/issues/16/16-2387.html

AUTHORS: Le Dû, Jean; Le Berre, Yves; Brun-Trigaud, Guylaine
TITLE: Lectures de l'Atlas Linguistique de la France de Gilliéron et Edmont
SUBTITLE: Du temps dans l'espace
PUBLISHER: Comité des Travaux Historiques et Scientifiques
YEAR: 2005
ISBN: 2735505928
ANNOUNCED IN: http://linguistlist.org/issues/16/16-2456.html

AUTHOR: Luffin, Xavier
TITLE: Kinubi Texts
SERIES: Languages of the World/Text Collections 21
PUBLISHER: Lincom GmbH
YEAR: 2004
ISBN: 3895868353
ANNOUNCED IN: http://linguistlist.org/issues/15/15-2870.html

AUTHOR: Luhtala, Anneli
TITLE: Grammar and Philosophy in Late Antiquity
SUBTITLE: A study of Priscian's sources
SERIES: Studies in the History of the Language Sciences 107
PUBLISHER: John Benjamins
YEAR: 2005
ISBN: 9027245983
ANNOUNCED IN: http://linguistlist.org/issues/16/16-443.html

AUTHOR: Martínez Insua, Ana E.
TITLE: Existential There-Constructions in Contemporary British English
SUBTITLE: A Corpus-Driven Analysis of their Use in Speech and Writing
SERIES: LINCOM Studies in English Linguistics 07
PUBLISHER: Lincom GmbH
YEAR: 2004
ISBN: 3895867365
ANNOUNCED IN: http://linguistlist.org/issues/15/15-1989.html

AUTHOR: Quinn, Heidi
TITLE: The Distribution of Pronoun Case Forms in English
SERIES: Linguistik Aktuell/Linguistics Today 82
YEAR: 2005
PUBLISHER: John Benjamins*
ISBN: 902722806X
ANNOUNCED IN: http://linguistlist.org/issues/16/16-2362.html

EDITOR: Ricento, Thomas
TITLE: An Introduction to Language Policy
SUBTITLE: Theory and Method
PUBLISHER: Blackwell Publishing*
YEAR: 2005
ISBN: 1405114975
ANNOUNCED IN: http://linguistlist.org/issues/16/16-2442.html

EDITORS: Takashima, K.; Shaoyu, J.
TITLE: Meaning and Form: Essays in Pre-Modern Chinese Grammar
SERIES: LINCOM Studies in Asian Linguistics 55
YEAR: 2004
PUBLISHER: Lincom GmbH
ISBN: 3895868248
ANNOUNCED IN: http://linguistlist.org/issues/15/15-1514.html

AUTHOR: Wälchli, Bernhard
TITLE: Co-Compounds and Natural Coordination
SERIES: Oxford Studies in Typology and Linguistic Theory
YEAR: 2005
PUBLISHER: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199276218
ANNOUNCED IN: http://linguistlist.org/issues/16/16-2414.html

AUTHOR: Wali, Kashi
TITLE: Marathi
SERIES: Languages of the World/Materials 441
PUBLISHER: Lincom GmbH
YEAR: 2005
ISBN: 3895863149
ANNOUNCED IN: http://linguistlist.org/issues/16/16-556.html


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THESE BOOKS ARE AVAILABLE FOR REVIEW FOR THE FIRST TIME.
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EDITOR: Adamcová, Livia
TITLE: Beiträge zu Sprache & Sprachen 5
SUBTITLE: Vorträge der 11. Jahrestagung der GESUS in Bratislava
SERIES: Edition Linguistik 49
PUBLISHER: Lincom GmbH
YEAR: 2004
ISBN: 3895867462
ANNOUNCED IN: http://linguistlist.org/issues/15/15-1508.html

EDITORS: Chapman, Siobhan; Routledge, Christopher
TITLE: Key Thinkers in Linguistics and the Philosophy of Language
PUBLISHER: Edinburgh University Press / Oxford University Press (North American distributor)
YEAR: 2005
ISBN: 0748617582
ANNOUNCED IN: http://linguistlist.org/issues/16/16-1775.html

AUTHOR: Coates, Jennifer
TITLE: Women, Men and Language, 3rd Edition
SUBTITLE: A Sociolinguistic Account of Gender Differences in Language
SERIES: Studies in Language and Linguistics
PUBLISHER: Pearson Longman
YEAR: 2004
ISBN: 0582771862
ANNOUNCED IN: http://linguistlist.org/issues/16/16-2691.html

EDITOR: Cutler, Anne
TITLE: Twenty-First Century Psycholinguistics
SUBTITLE: Four Cornerstones
PUBLISHER: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates
YEAR: 2005
ISBN: 0805852085
ANNOUNCED IN: http://linguistlist.org/issues/16/16-2738.html

AUTHOR: Davies, Diane
TITLE: Varieties of Modern English
SUBTITLE: An Introduction
SERIES: Learning About Language
PUBLISHER: Pearson Longman
YEAR: 2005
ISBN: 0582369967
ANNOUNCED IN: http://linguistlist.org/issues/16/16-2692.html

EDITORS: Dayal, Veneeta; Mahajan, Anoop
TITLE: Clause Structure in South Asian Languages
SERIES: Studies in Natural Language and Linguistic Theory 61
PUBLISHER: Springer*
YEAR: 2004
ISBN: 1402027176
ANNOUNCED IN: http://linguistlist.org/issues/16/16-2641.html

AUTHOR: Dörnyei, Zoltán
TITLE: The Psychology of the Language Learner
SUBTITLE: Individual Differences in Second Language Acquisition
SERIES: A Volume in The Second Language Acquisition Research Series
PUBLISHER: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates
YEAR: 2005
ISBN: 0805847294
ANNOUNCED IN: http://linguistlist.org/issues/16/16-2521.html

EDITORS: Egbert, Joy L.; Petrie, Gina Mikel
TITLE: Call Research Perspectives
SERIES: A Volume in the ESL & Applied Linguistics Professional Series
PUBLISHER: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates
YEAR: 2005
ISBN: 0805851372
ANNOUNCED IN: http://linguistlist.org/issues/16/16-2522.html

AUTHOR: Haegeman, Liliane
TITLE: Thinking Syntactically
SUBTITLE: A Guide to Argumentation and Analysis
SERIES: Blackwell Textbooks in Linguistics
PUBLISHER: Blackwell Publishing*
YEAR: 2005
ISBN: 1405118520
ANNOUNCED IN: http://linguistlist.org/issues/16/16-2631.html

AUTHOR: Hall, Geoff
TITLE: Literature in Language Education
SERIES: Research and Practice in Applied Linguistics
YEAR: 2005
PUBLISHER: Palgrave Macmillan*
ISBN: 1403943354
ANNOUNCED IN: http://linguistlist.org/issues/16/16-2774.html

EDITORS: Hall, Joan Kelly; Vitanova, Gergana; Marchenkova, Ludmila A.
TITLE: Dialogue With Bakhtin on Second and Foreign Language Learning
SUBTITLE: New Perspectives
PUBLISHER: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates
YEAR: 2005
ISBN: 080585021X
ANNOUNCED IN: http://linguistlist.org/issues/16/16-2526.html

AUTHOR: Hyland, Ken
TITLE: Metadiscourse
SUBTITLE: Exploring Interaction in Writing
SERIES: Continuum Guides to Discourse
PUBLISHER: Continuum International Publishing Group Ltd*
YEAR: 2005
ISBN: 0826476104
ANNOUNCED IN: http://linguistlist.org/issues/16/16-2576.html

EDITOR: Julé, Allyson
TITLE: Gender and the Language Religion
YEAR: 2005
PUBLISHER: Palgrave Macmillan*
ISBN: 1403948623
ANNOUNCED IN: http://linguistlist.org/issues/16/16-2773.html

AUTHORS: Kiely, Richard; Rea-Dickins, Pauline
TITLE: Program Evaluation in Language Education
SERIES: Research and Practice in Applied Linguistics
YEAR: 2005
PUBLISHER: Palgrave Macmillan*
ISBN: 1403945705
ANNOUNCED IN: http://linguistlist.org/issues/16/16-2802.html

AUTHOR: Kucer, Stephen B.
TITLE: Dimensions of Literacy
SUBTITLE: A Conceptual Base for Teaching Reading and Writing in School Settings, 2nd Edition
PUBLISHER: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates
YEAR: 2005
ISBN: 0805849408
ANNOUNCED IN: http://linguistlist.org/issues/16/16-2575.html

EDITOR: Llurda, Enric
TITLE: Non-Native Language Teachers
SUBTITLE: Perceptions, Challenges and Contributions to the Profession
SERIES: Educational Linguistics 5
PUBLISHER: Springer*
YEAR: 2005
ISBN: 0387245669
ANNOUNCED IN: http://linguistlist.org/issues/16/16-2804.html

AUTHOR: Luffin, Xavier
TITLE: Un Créole Arabe
SUBTITLE: Le Kinubi de Mombasa, Kenya
SERIES: LINCOM Studies in Pidgin & Creole Languages 07
PUBLISHER: Lincom GmbH
YEAR: 2005
ISBN: 3895868043
ANNOUNCED IN: http://linguistlist.org/issues/16/16-1377.html
Note: this book can be reviewed together with "Kinubi Texts" listed above.

AUTHORS: Márquez Reiter, Rosina; Placencia, María Elena
TITLE: Spanish Pragmatics
YEAR: 2005
PUBLISHER: Palgrave Macmillan*
ISBN: 403900701
ANNOUNCED IN: http://linguistlist.org/issues/16/16-2799.html

EDITORS: Matsuda, Paul Kei; Silva, Tony
TITLE: Second Language Writing Research
SUBTITLE: Perspectives on the Process of Knowledge Construction
PUBLISHER: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates
YEAR: 2005
ISBN: 0805850457
ANNOUNCED IN: http://linguistlist.org/issues/16/16-2739.html

EDITOR: McCarty, Teresa L.
TITLE: Language, Literacy, and Power in Schooling
PUBLISHER: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates
YEAR: 2005
ISBN: 0805846468
ANNOUNCED IN: http://linguistlist.org/issues/16/16-2737.html

AUTHORS: McCully, Chris; Hilles, Sharon
TITLE: The Earliest English
SUBTITLE: An Introduction to Old English Language
SERIES: Learning About Language
PUBLISHER: Pearson Longman
YEAR: 2004
ISBN: 0582404746
ANNOUNCED IN: http://linguistlist.org/issues/16/16-2690.html

EDITORS: McKeough, Anne; Phillips, Linda M.; Timmons, Vianne; Lupart, Judy Lee
TITLE: Understanding Literacy Development
SUBTITLE: A Global View
PUBLISHER: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates
YEAR: 2006
ISBN: 0805851151
ANNOUNCED IN: http://linguistlist.org/issues/16/16-2737.html

AUTHORS: Meinhof, Ulrike Hann; Galasinski, Dariusz
TITLE: The Language of Belonging
SERIES: Language and Globalisation
YEAR: 2005
PUBLISHER: Palgrave Macmillan*
ISBN: 1403907870
ANNOUNCED IN: http://linguistlist.org/issues/16/16-2801.html

AUTHOR: Millar, Robert McColl
TITLE: Language, Nation and Power
YEAR: 2005
PUBLISHER: Palgrave Macmillan*
ISBN: 1403939713
ANNOUNCED IN: http://linguistlist.org/issues/16/16-2800.html

AUTHOR: Mladenov, Ivan
TITLE: Conceptualizing Metaphors
SUBTITLE: On Charles Peirce's Marginalia
SERIES: Routledge Studies in Linguistics
PUBLISHER: Routledge (Taylor and Francis)*
YEAR: 2005
ISBN: 0415360471
ANNOUNCED IN: http://linguistlist.org/issues/16/16-2577.html

AUTHORS: Nass, Clifford; Brave, Scott
TITLE: Wired for Speech
SUBTITLE: How Voice Activates and Advances the Human-Computer Relationship
PUBLISHER: MIT Press*
YEAR: 2005
ISBN: 0262140926
ANNOUNCED IN: http://linguistlist.org/issues/16/16-2705.html

AUTHOR: Perry, Fred L.
TITLE: Research in Applied Linguistics
SUBTITLE: Becoming a Discerning Consumer
PUBLISHER: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates
YEAR: 2005
ISBN: 0805846840
ANNOUNCED IN: http://linguistlist.org/issues/16/16-2736.html

EDITORS: Poynor, Leslie; Wolfe, Paula
TITLE: Marketing Fear in America's Public Schools
SUBTITLE: The Real War on Literacy
PUBLISHER: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates
YEAR: 2005
ISBN: 0805847030
ANNOUNCED IN: http://linguistlist.org/issues/16/16-2750.html

Editor: Saint-Dizier, Patrick
TITLE: Syntax and Semantics of Prepositions
SERIES: Text, Speech and Language Technology 29
PUBLISHER: Springer*
YEAR: 2005
ISBN: 1402038496
ANNOUNCED IN: http://linguistlist.org/issues/16/16-2640.html

AUTHOR: Singh, Ishtla
TITLE: The History of English
SUBTITLE: A Student's Guide
PUBLISHER: Hodder Arnold
YEAR: 2005
ISBN: 0340806958
ANNOUNCED IN: http://linguistlist.org/issues/16/16-782.html

AUTHORS: Segerdahl, Pär; Fields, William; Savage-Rumbaugh, Sue
TITLE: Kanzi's Primal Language
SUBTITLE: The Cultural Initiation of Primates into Language
YEAR: 2005
PUBLISHER: Palgrave Macmillan*
ISBN: 1403996040
ANNOUNCED IN: http://linguistlist.org/issues/16/16-2798.html

EDITORS: Stekauer, Pavol; Lieber, Rochelle
TITLE: Handbook of Word-Formation
SERIES: Studies in Natural Language and Linguistic Theory 64
PUBLISHER: Springer*
YEAR: 2005
ISBN: 1402035950
ANNOUNCED IN: http://linguistlist.org/issues/16/16-2803.html

AUTHOR: Strauss, Steven L.
TITLE: The Linguistics, Neurology, and Politics of Phonics
SUBTITLE: Silent "e" Speaks Out
PUBLISHER: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates
YEAR: 2005
ISBN: 080584743X
ANNOUNCED IN: http://linguistlist.org/issues/16/16-2740.html

AUTHOR: Williams, James D.
TITLE: The Teacher's Grammar Book
SUBTITLE: Second Edition
PUBLISHER: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates
YEAR: 2005
ISBN: 0805852212
ANNOUNCED IN: http://linguistlist.org/issues/16/16-2751.html

EDITORS: Vanci-Osam, Ülker; Celkan, Gül
TITLE: Searching for Quality in ELT
SERIES: LINCOM Studies in Second Language Teaching 03
PUBLISHER: Lincom GmbH
YEAR: 2004
ISBN: 3895867454
ANNOUNCED IN: http://linguistlist.org/issues/15/15-2674.html

EDITORS: Wolfram, Walt; Ward, Ben
TITLE: American Voices
SUBTITLE: How Dialects Differ from Coast to Coast
PUBLISHER: Blackwell Publishing*
YEAR: 2005
ISBN: 1405121084
ANNOUNCED IN: http://linguistlist.org/issues/16/16-2630.html

AUTHOR: Yavas, Mahmet
TITLE: Applied English Phonology
PUBLISHER: Blackwell Publishing
YEAR: 2005
ISBN: 1405108711
ANNOUNCED IN: http://linguistlist.org/issues/16/16-2415.html


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WE HAVE RECEIVED ANOTHER SHIPMENT OF BOOKS PUBLISHED BY LINCOM EUROPA
IN 2002 AND 2003. THESE ARE AVAILABLE FOR REVIEW THIS ONE TIME ONLY.
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AUTHOR: Andronov, Mikhail S
TITLE: A Comparative Grammar of the Dravidian Languages
SERIES: LINCOM Language Research 03
PUBLISHER: Lincom GmbH
YEAR: 2003
ISBN: 3895867055
ANNOUNCED IN: http://linguistlist.org/issues/14/14-1276.html

AUTHOR: Bennett, Paul A.
TITLE: Semantics: an Introduction to Non-Lexical Aspects of Meaning
SERIES: LINCOM Coursebooks in Linguistics 12
PUBLISHER: Lincom GmbH
YEAR: 2002
ISBN: 3895866911
ANNOUNCED IN: http://linguistlist.org/issues/13/13-1156.html

AUTHOR: Bodrogligeti, Andras J. E.
TITLE: Modern Literary Uzbek, 2 vols.
SUBTITLE: A Manual for Intensive Elementary, Intermediate, and Advanced Courses
SERIES: LINCOM Language Coursebooks 10
PUBLISHER: Lincom GmbH
YEAR: 2002
ISBN: 3895866954
ANNOUNCED IN: http://linguistlist.org/issues/13/13-1666.html

AUTHOR: Bodrogligeti, Andras J. E.
TITLE: An Academic Reference Grammar of Modern Literary Uzbek, 2 vols.
SERIES: LINCOM Studies in Asian Linguistics 50, 51
PUBLISHER: Lincom GmbH
YEAR: 2003
ISBN: 3895866946, 3895867101
ANNOUNCED IN: http://linguistlist.org/issues/14/14-1826.html

AUTHOR: Janik, Daniel Scott
TITLE: A Neurobiological Theory and Method of Language Acquisition
SERIES: LINCOM Studies in Language Acquisition 10
PUBLISHER: Lincom GmbH
YEAR: 2003
ISBN: 3895867632
ANNOUNCED IN: http://linguistlist.org/issues/15/15-6.html

AUTHOR: Libert, Alan Reed
TITLE: Mixed Artificial Languages
SERIES: Languages of the World 29
PUBLISHER: Lincom GmbH
YEAR: 2002
ISBN: 3895868442
ANNOUNCED IN: http://linguistlist.org/issues/13/13-3194.html

AUTHOR: Moseley, Christopher
TITLE: Livonian
SERIES: Languages of the World/Materials 144
PUBLISHER: Lincom GmbH
YEAR: 2002
ISBN: 3895861588
ANNOUNCED IN: http://linguistlist.org/issues/13/13-575.html






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