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Words in Time and Place: Exploring Language Through the Historical Thesaurus of the Oxford English Dictionary

By David Crystal

Offers a unique view of the English language and its development, and includes witty commentary and anecdotes along the way.


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The Indo-European Controversy: Facts and Fallacies in Historical Linguistics

By Asya Pereltsvaig and Martin W. Lewis

This book "asserts that the origin and spread of languages must be examined primarily through the time-tested techniques of linguistic analysis, rather than those of evolutionary biology" and "defends traditional practices in historical linguistics while remaining open to new techniques, including computational methods" and "will appeal to readers interested in world history and world geography."


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Title: Kitawa Oral Poetry: An Example from Melanesia
Written By: Giancarlo M. Scoditti
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The volume is a collection of poetical texts, performed in the languages spoken in the Kula Ring (Massim Culture). The texts - recorded from oral sources during several field researches - had been transcribed, translated into English (word by word and free translation) and, then, annoted. A lexicon as well as the list of concordancy and frequency of the words, occurred in the text's, complete the volume.

Publication Year: 1996
Publisher: Pacific Linguistics
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Linguistic Field(s): Text/Corpus Linguistics
Language Family(ies): Kilivila-Louisiades
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 0858834300
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 416
Prices: A$47.00 plus postage