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LINGUIST List 17.2467

Fri Sep 01 2006

Review: AVAILABLE FOR REVIEW

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        1.    Laura Welcher, AVAILABLE FOR REVIEW


Message 1: AVAILABLE FOR REVIEW
Date: 01-Sep-2006
From: Laura Welcher <lauralinguistlist.org>
Subject: AVAILABLE FOR REVIEW


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THESE BOOKS WERE PREVIOUSLY ANNOUNCED. THEY ARE STILL AVAILABLE FOR REVIEW.


AUTHOR(S): Caffarel, Alice
TITLE: A Systemic Functional Grammar of French
SUBTITLE: From Grammar to Discourse
YEAR: 2006
PUBLISHER: Continuum International Publishing Group Ltd
ISBN: 082646632X
ANNOUNCED IN: http://linguistlist.org/issues/17/17-2168.html

AUTHOR(S): Gibbons, Pauline
TITLE: Bridging Discourses in the ELT Classroom
SUBTITLE: Students, Teachers and Researchers
YEAR: 2006
PUBLISHER: Continuum International Publishing Group Ltd
ISBN: 0826455360
ANNOUNCED IN: http://linguistlist.org/issues/17/17-2208.html

AUTHOR(S): Hanauer, David Ian
TITLE: Scientific Discourse
SUBTITLE: Multiliteracy in the Classroom
YEAR: 2006
PUBLISHER: Continuum International Publishing Group Ltd
ISBN: 0826489591
ANNOUNCED IN: http://linguistlist.org/issues/17/17-2170.html

AUTHOR(S): Mesthrie, Rajend
TITLE: English in Language Shift
SUBTITLE: The History, Structure and Sociolinguistics of South African Indian English
YEAR: 2006
PUBLISHER: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 0521026490
ANNOUNCED IN: http://linguistlist.org/issues/17/17-2075.html

AUTHOR(S): Miller, D. Gary
TITLE: Latin Suffixal Derivatives in English
SUBTITLE: and Their Indo-European Ancestry
YEAR: 2006
PUBLISHER: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199285055
ANNOUNCED IN: http://linguistlist.org/issues/17/17-2141.html

AUTHOR(S): Miller, Kristyan Spelman; Thompson, Paul
TITLE: Unity and Diversity in Language Use
SERIES: British Studies in Applied Linguistics
YEAR: 2006
PUBLISHER: Continuum International Publishing Group Ltd
ISBN: 0826478743
ANNOUNCED IN: http://linguistlist.org/issues/17/17-2172.html

EDITOR(S): Mugglestone, Lynda
TITLE: The Oxford History of English
YEAR: 2006
PUBLISHER: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199249318
ANNOUNCED IN: http://linguistlist.org/issues/17/17-2166.html

EDITOR(S): Olson, David R.; Cole, Michael
TITLE: Technology, Literacy, and the Evolution of Society
SUBTITLE: Implications of the Work of Jack Goody
YEAR: 2006
PUBLISHER: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates
ISBN: 0805854029
ANNOUNCED IN: http://linguistlist.org/issues/17/17-2108.html

AUTHOR(S): Po-ching, Yip; Rimmington, Don
TITLE: Chinese: An Essential Grammar
SERIES: Essential Grammars
YEAR: 2006
PUBLISHER: Routledge (Taylor and Francis)
ISBN: 041538026X
ANNOUNCED IN: http://linguistlist.org/issues/17/17-2107.html

AUTHOR(S): Sims-Williams, Patrick
TITLE: Ancient Celtic Placenames in Europe and Asia Minor
SERIES: Publications of the Philological Society
YEAR: 2006
PUBLISHER: Blackwell Publishing
ISBN: 1405145706
ANNOUNCED IN: http://linguistlist.org/issues/17/17-1965.html

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THE FOLLOWING BOOKS ARE AVAILABLE FOR REVIEW FOR THE FIRST TIME:


AUTHOR(S): Ahlsén, Elisabeth
TITLE: Introduction to Neurolinguistics
YEAR: 2006
PUBLISHER: John Benjamins
ISBN: 9027232334
ANNOUNCED IN: http://linguistlist.org/issues/17/17-2413.html

AUTHOR(S): Arche, María J.
TITLE: Individuals in Time
SUBTITLE: Tense, aspect and the individual/stage distinction
SERIES: Linguistik Aktuell/Linguistics Today 94
YEAR: 2006
PUBLISHER: John Benjamins
ISBN: 9027233586
ANNOUNCED IN: http://linguistlist.org/issues/17/17-2440.html

AUTHOR(S): Biber, Douglas
TITLE: University Language
SUBTITLE: A corpus-based study of spoken and written registers
SERIES: Studies in Corpus Linguistics 23
YEAR: 2006
PUBLISHER: John Benjamins
ISBN: 9027222959
ANNOUNCED IN: http://linguistlist.org/issues/17/17-2342.html

EDITOR(S): Boeckx, Cedric
TITLE: Agreement Systems
SERIES: Linguistik Aktuell/Linguistics Today 92
YEAR: 2006
PUBLISHER: John Benjamins
ISBN: 902723356X
ANNOUNCED IN: http://linguistlist.org/issues/17/17-2379.html

AUTHOR(S): Boeckx, Cedric
TITLE: Linguistic Minimalism: Origins, Concepts, Methods, and Aims
YEAR: 2006
PUBLISHER: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199297576
ANNOUNCED IN: http://linguistlist.org/issues/17/17-2412.html

AUTHOR(S): Borik, Olga
TITLE: Aspect and Reference Time
SERIES: Oxford Studies in Theoretical Linguistics
YEAR: 2006
PUBLISHER: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199291284
ANNOUNCED IN: http://linguistlist.org/issues/17/17-2411.html

AUTHOR(S): Chapman, Siobhan
TITLE: Thinking About Language
SUBTITLE: Theories of English
SERIES: Perspectives on the English Language
YEAR: 2006
PUBLISHER: Palgrave Macmillan
ISBN: 1403922020
ANNOUNCED IN: http://linguistlist.org/issues/17/17-2282.html

EDITOR(S): Clements, J. Clancy; Klingler, Tom; Piston-Hatlen, Deborah; Rottet, Kevin J.
TITLE: History, Society and Variation
SUBTITLE: In honor of Albert Valdman
SERIES: Creole Language Library 28
YEAR: 2006
PUBLISHER: John Benjamins
ISBN: 9027252505
ANNOUNCED IN: http://linguistlist.org/issues/17/17-2401.html

AUTHOR(S): Di Sciullo, Anna Maria
TITLE: Asymmetry in Morphology
SERIES: Linguistic Inquiry Monographs
PUBLISHER: MIT Press
YEAR: 2006
ISBN: 0262042290
ANNOUNCED IN: http://linguistlist.org/issues/17/17-1046.html

AUTHOR(S): Downing, Laura J.
TITLE: Canonical Forms in Prosodic Morphology
SERIES: Oxford Studies in Theoretical Linguistics
YEAR: 2006
PUBLISHER: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199286396
ANNOUNCED IN: http://linguistlist.org/issues/17/17-2214.html

AUTHOR(S): Farouqui, Ather
TITLE: Redefining Urdu Politics in India
YEAR: 2006
PUBLISHER: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0195677390
ANNOUNCED IN: http://linguistlist.org/issues/17/17-2399.html

AUTHOR(S): Harley, Heidi
TITLE: English Words
SUBTITLE: A Linguistic Introduction
SERIES: The Language Library
YEAR: 2006
PUBLISHER: Blackwell Publishing
ISBN: 0631230319
ANNOUNCED IN: http://linguistlist.org/issues/17/17-2278.html

AUTHOR(S): Harris, Roxy
TITLE: New Ethnicities and Language Use
YEAR: 2006
PUBLISHER: Palgrave Macmillan
ISBN: 1403998949
ANNOUNCED IN: http://linguistlist.org/issues/17/17-2283.html

AUTHOR(S): Hüllen, Werner
TITLE: English Dictionaries, 800-1700
SUBTITLE: The Topical Tradition
YEAR: 2006
PUBLISHER: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199291047
ANNOUNCED IN: http://linguistlist.org/issues/17/17-2238.html

AUTHOR(S): Holmes, Janet
TITLE: Gendered Talk at Work
SUBTITLE: Constructing Gender Identity Through Workplace Discourse
SERIES: Language and Social Change
YEAR: 2006
PUBLISHER: Blackwell Publishing
ISBN: 1405117583
ANNOUNCED IN: http://linguistlist.org/issues/17/17-2312.html

AUTHOR(S): Jeffries, Lesley
TITLE: Discovering Language
SUBTITLE: The Structure of Modern English
SERIES: Perspectives on the English Language
YEAR: 2006
PUBLISHER: Palgrave Macmillan
ISBN: 1403912610
ANNOUNCED IN: http://linguistlist.org/issues/17/17-2311.html

AUTHOR(S): Jessner, Ulrike
TITLE: Linguistic Awareness in Multilinguals
SUBTITLE: English as a Third Language
PUBLISHER: Edinburgh University Press
YEAR: 2006
ISBN: 0748619135
ANNOUNCED IN: http://linguistlist.org/issues/17/17-931.html

AUTHOR(S): Katamba, Francis X.; Stonham, John T
TITLE: Morphology
SERIES: Palgrave Modern Linguistics
YEAR: 2006
PUBLISHER: Palgrave Macmillan
ISBN: 1403916438
ANNOUNCED IN: http://linguistlist.org/issues/17/17-2281.html

AUTHOR(S): Kress, Gunther; Jewitt, Carey; Ogborn, Jon; Charalampos, Tsatsarelis
TITLE: Multimodal Teaching and Learning
SUBTITLE: The Rhetorics of the Science Classroom
SERIES: Advances in Applied Linguistics
YEAR: 2006
PUBLISHER: Continuum International Publishing Group Ltd
ISBN: 0826481728
ANNOUNCED IN: http://linguistlist.org/issues/17/17-2239.html

AUTHOR(S): Laffut, An
TITLE: Three-Participant Constructions in English
SUBTITLE: A functional-cognitive approach to caused relations
SERIES: Studies in Language Companion Series 79
YEAR: 2006
PUBLISHER: John Benjamins
ISBN: 9027230897
ANNOUNCED IN: http://linguistlist.org/issues/17/17-2326.html

AUTHOR(S): Lamb, Sydney M.
EDITOR(S): Webster, Jonathan J
TITLE: Selected Writings of Sydney Lamb
SUBTITLE: Language and Reality
YEAR: 2006
PUBLISHER: Continuum International Publishing Group Ltd
ISBN: 0826468209
ANNOUNCED IN: http://linguistlist.org/issues/17/17-2215.html

AUTHOR(S): Lantolf, James P; Thorne, Steve
TITLE: Sociocultural Theory and the Genesis of Second Language Development
YEAR: 2006
PUBLISHER: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0194421813
ANNOUNCED IN: http://linguistlist.org/issues/17/17-2250.html

AUTHOR(S): Locher, Miriam A.
TITLE: Advice Online
SUBTITLE: Advice-giving in an American Internet health column
SERIES: Pragmatics & Beyond New Series 149
YEAR: 2006
PUBLISHER: John Benjamins
ISBN: 9027253927
ANNOUNCED IN: http://linguistlist.org/issues/17/17-2400.html

EDITOR(S): Luchjenbroers, June
TITLE: Cognitive Linguistics Investigations
SUBTITLE: Across languages, fields and philosophical boundaries
SERIES: Human Cognitive Processing 15
YEAR: 2006
PUBLISHER: John Benjamins
ISBN: 9027223688
ANNOUNCED IN: http://linguistlist.org/issues/17/17-2327.html

EDITOR(S): Munoz, Carmen
TITLE: Age and the Rate of Foreign Language Learning
SERIES: Second Language Acquisition
PUBLISHER: Multilingual Matters
YEAR: 2006
ISBN: 1853598925
ANNOUNCED IN: http://linguistlist.org/issues/17/17-2093.html

AUTHOR(S): Myhill, John
TITLE: Language, Religion and National Identity in Europe and the Middle East
SUBTITLE: A historical study
SERIES: Discourse Approaches to Politics, Society and Culture 21
YEAR: 2006
PUBLISHER: John Benjamins
ISBN: 902722711X
ANNOUNCED IN: http://linguistlist.org/issues/17/17-2343.html

EDITOR(S): Nevalainen, Terttu; Klemola, Juhani; Laitinen, Mikko
TITLE: Types of Variation
SUBTITLE: Diachronic, dialectal and typological interfaces
SERIES: Studies in Language Companion Series 76
YEAR: 2006
PUBLISHER: John Benjamins
ISBN: 9027230862
ANNOUNCED IN: http://linguistlist.org/issues/17/17-2329.html

EDITOR(S): O'Neil, Catherine ; Scoggin, Mary ; Tuite, Kevin J.
TITLE: Language, Culture and the Individual: A Tribute to Paul Friedrich
SERIES: Lincom Studies in Anthropology 03
PUBLISHER: Lincom GmbH
YEAR: 2005
ISBN: 3895867195
ANNOUNCED IN: http://linguistlist.org/issues/17/17-1971.html

AUTHOR(S): Ringe, Donald
TITLE: A History of English
SUBTITLE: From Proto-Indo-European to Proto-Germanic
SERIES: A History of English Series
YEAR: 2006
PUBLISHER: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 019928413X
ANNOUNCED IN: http://linguistlist.org/issues/17/17-2213.html

AUTHOR(S): Sandler, Wendy; Lillo-Martin, Diane
TITLE: Sign Language and Linguistic Universals
YEAR: 2006
PUBLISHER: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 0521482488
ANNOUNCED IN: http://linguistlist.org/issues/17/17-2310.html

AUTHOR(S): Snell-Hornby, Mary
TITLE: The Turns of Translation Studies
SUBTITLE: New paradigms or shifting viewpoints?
SERIES: Benjamins Translation Library 66
YEAR: 2006
PUBLISHER: John Benjamins
ISBN: 9027216738
ANNOUNCED IN: http://linguistlist.org/issues/17/17-2330.html

AUTHOR(S): Tagliamonte, Sali
TITLE: Analysing Sociolinguistic Variation
SERIES: Key Topics in Sociolinguistics
PUBLISHER: Cambridge University Press
YEAR: 2006
ISBN: 521771153
ANNOUNCED IN: http://linguistlist.org/issues/17/17-1782.html

AUTHOR(S): Tanskanen, Sanna-Kaisa
TITLE: Collaborating towards Coherence
SUBTITLE: Lexical cohesion in English discourse
SERIES: Pragmatics & Beyond New Series 146
YEAR: 2006
PUBLISHER: John Benjamins
ISBN: 9027253897
ANNOUNCED IN: http://linguistlist.org/issues/17/17-2328.html

EDITOR(S): Torrens, Vincent; Escobar, Linda
TITLE: The Acquisition of Syntax in Romance Languages
SERIES: Language Acquisition and Language Disorders 41
YEAR: 2006
PUBLISHER: John Benjamins
ISBN: 9027253013
ANNOUNCED IN: http://linguistlist.org/issues/17/17-2441.html

AUTHOR(S): Tsujimura, Natsuko
TITLE: An Introduction to Japanese Linguistics
SUBTITLE: Second Edition
SERIES: Blackwell Textbooks in Linguistics
YEAR: 2006
PUBLISHER: Blackwell Publishing
ISBN: 140511066X
ANNOUNCED IN: http://linguistlist.org/issues/17/17-2280.html

AUTHOR(S): Valdes, Guadalupe ; Fishman, Joshua A ; Chavez, Rebecca ; Perez, William
TITLE: Developing Minority Language Resources
SUBTITLE: The Case of Spanish in California
SERIES: Bilingual Education
PUBLISHER: Multilingual Matters
YEAR: 2006
ISBN: 1853598984
ANNOUNCED IN: http://linguistlist.org/issues/17/17-2079.html




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