LINGUIST List 16.531

Wed Feb 23 2005

Review: AVAILABLE FOR REVIEW special appeal

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Message 1: AVAILABLE FOR REVIEW special appeal

Date: 23-Feb-2005
From: Terence Langendoen <terrylinguistlist.org>
Subject: AVAILABLE FOR REVIEW special appeal


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AUTHOR: Buenker, Josef F.
TITLE: The Interpreter's Guide to the Vehicular Accident Lawsuit
SERIES: Professional Interpreting in the Real World
PUBLISHER: Multilingual Matters
YEAR: 2004
ISBN: 1853597813
ANNOUNCED IN: http://linguistlist.org/issues/16/16-32.html

AUTHORS: Butler, Alastair; Mathieu, Eric
TITLE: The Syntax and Semantics of Split Constructions
SUBTITLE: A Comparative Study
PUBLISHER: Palgrave Macmillan
YEAR: 2004
ISBN: 1403921121
ANNOUNCED IN: http://linguistlist.org/issues/15/15-1464.html

AUTHOR: Carter, Ronald
TITLE: Language and Creativity
SUBTITLE: The Art of Common Talk
PUBLISHER: Routledge (Taylor and Francis)
YEAR: 2004
ISBN: 0415234484
ANNOUNCED IN: http://linguistlist.org/issues/15/15-2620.html

AUTHOR: Erickson, Frederick
TITLE: Talk and Social Theory
SUBTITLE: Ecologies of Speaking and Listening in Everyday Life
PUBLISHER: Blackwell Publishing
YEAR: 2004
ISBN: 0745624715
ANNOUNCED IN: http://linguistlist.org/issues/16/16-230.html

AUTHOR: Estill, Dennis
TITLE: Diachronic Change in Erzya Word Stress
SERIES: Mémoires de la Société Finno-Ougrienne 246
PUBLISHER: Finno-Ugrian Society
YEAR: 2004
ISBN: 9525150801
ANNOUNCED IN: http://linguistlist.org/issues/16/16-270.html

AUTHOR: Joubert, Annekie
TITLE: The Power of Performance
SUBTITLE: Linking Past and Present in Hananwa and Lobedu Oral Literature
SERIES: Trends in Linguistics. Studies and Monographs 160
PUBLISHER: Mouton de Gruyter
YEAR: 2004
ISBN: 3110179989
ANNOUNCED IN: http://linguistlist.org/issues/15/15-3021.html

AUTHOR: Kathol, Andreas
TITLE: Linear Syntax
PUBLISHER: Oxford University Press
YEAR: 2004 (paperback edition; hardback edition 2000)
ISBN: 0198237872X
ANNOUNCED IN: http://linguistlist.org/issues/11/11-1566.html

AUTHOR: Lanza, Elizabeth
TITLE: Language Mixing in Infant Bilingualism
SUBTITLE: A Sociolinguistic Perspective
SERIES: Oxford Studies in Language Contact
PUBLISHER: Oxford University Press
YEAR: 2004 (corrected paperback edition; hardback edition 1997)
ISBN: 0198235755
ANNOUNCED IN: http://linguistlist.org/issues/15/15-2782.html

EDITOR: Malmkjær, Kirsten
TITLE: The Linguistics Encyclopedia
SUBTITLE: Second Edition
PUBLISHER: Routledge (Taylor and Francis)
YEAR: 2004
ISBN: 0415222109
ANNOUNCED IN: http://linguistlist.org/issues/15/15-2790.html

AUTHOR: May, Robert
TITLE: Logical Form and Linguistic Theory
SERIES: Routledge Leading Linguists
PUBLISHER: Routledge (Taylor and Francis)
YEAR: 2004
ISBN: 0415322383
ANNOUNCED IN: http://linguistlist.org/issues/15/15-2618.html

AUTHOR: Myhill, John
TITLE: Language in Jewish Society
SUBTILTE: Towards a New Understanding
SERIES: Multilingual Matters
PUBLISHER: Multilingual Matters
YEAR: 2004
ISBN: 1853597600
ANNOUNCED IN: http://linguistlist.org/issues/15/15-3338.html

AUTHOR: Ramson, Bill
TITLE: Lexical Images
SUBTITLE: The Story of the Australian National Dictionary
PUBLISHER: Oxford University Press
YEAR: 2004
ISBN: 0195515773
ANNOUNCED IN: http://linguistlist.org/issues/16/16-170.html

AUTHOR: Ryding, Karin C.; Zaiback, Abdelnour
TITLE: Formal Spoken Arabic
SUBTITLE: Fast Course with MP3 Files
SERIES: Georgetown Classics in Arabic Language and Linguistics
PUBLISHER: Georgetown University Press
YEAR: 2004
ISBN: 1589011066
ANNOUNCED IN: http://linguistlist.org/issues/16/16-218.html

AUTHOR: Smiljanic, Rajka
TITLE: Lexical, Pragmatic, and Positional Effects on Prosody in Two
Dialects of Croatian and Serbian
SUBTITLE: An Acoustic Study
SERIES: Outstanding Dissertations in Linguistics
PUBLISHER: Routledge (Taylor and Francis)
YEAR: 2004
ISBN: 0415971179
ANNOUNCED IN: http://linguistlist.org/issues/15/15-2696.html

AUTHOR: Smith, Jennifer L.
TITLE: Phonological Augmentation in Prominent Positions
SERIES: Outstanding Dissertations in Linguistics
PUBLISHER: Routledge (Taylor and Francis)
YEAR: 2004
ISBN: 0415971071
ANNOUNCED IN: http://linguistlist.org/issues/15/15-2634.html

EDITORS: Stepanov, Arthur; Fanselow, Gisbert; Vogel, Ralf
TITLE: Minimality Effects in Syntax
SERIES: Studies in Generative Grammar 70
PUBLISHER: Mouton de Gruyter
YEAR: 2004
ISBN: 311017961X
ANNOUNCED IN: http://linguistlist.org/issues/15/15-2996.html

EDITORS: Stowasser, Karl; Ani, Moukhtar
TITLE: A Dictionary of Syrian Arabic
SUBTITLE: English-Arabic
SERIES: Georgetown Classics in Arabic Language and Linguistics
PUBLISHER: Georgetown University Press
YEAR: 2004
ISBN: 1589011058
ANNOUNCED IN: http://linguistlist.org/issues/15/15-3472.html

AUTHOR: Trudgill, Peter
TITLE: Dialects
SERIES: Language Workbooks
PUBLISHER: Routledge (Taylor and Francis)
YEAR: 2004
ISBN: 0415342627
ANNOUNCED IN: http://linguistlist.org/issues/15/15-2548.html

AUTHOR: Whitman, Neal
TITLE: Category Neutrality
SUBTITLE: A Type-Logical Investigation
SERIES: Outstanding Dissertations in Linguistics
PUBLISHER: Routledge (Taylor and Francis)
YEAR: 2004
ISBN: 0415970946
ANNOUNCED IN: http://linguistlist.org/issues/15/15-2546.html
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