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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: Men and the Language of Emotions
Written By: Dariusz Galasiński
URL: http://www.palgrave.com/products/Catalogue.aspx?is=0333995740
Description:

In Men and the Language of Emotions Dariusz Galasinski challenges the
commonly held association of rationality with masculinity, involving
distancing from the language of emotions. Drawing on a major study of
heterosexual men talking about their life and relationships, he
demonstrates that men are capable of speaking of emotions and can do so in
direct and uninhibited ways. He also discusses the crucial role of
emotionality in constructions of masculine identities - those of men,
fathers or husbands. The book ends with a proposal for a radically
contextual understanding of gender and gender identities.

Publication Year: 2004
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
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Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis
Pragmatics
Sociolinguistics
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 0333995740
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 184
Prices: U.K. £ 45