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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: Ebonics
Subtitle: The Urban education Debate
Edited By: David Ramirez
Terrence G. Wiley
Gerda de Klerk
Enid Lee
Wayne E. Wright
Series Title: New Perspectives on Language & education
Description:

This collection of papers, comments, and documents traces the distant and
recent history of the Ebonics debate in the USA. The book examines how,
despite increasing access to public education over the past century,
schools continue to impose language standards and expectations on children
that methodically privileges some, while disadvantaging others.

Publication Year: 2005
Publisher: Multilingual Matters
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Sociolinguistics
Subject Language(s): English
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 185359797X
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 224
Prices: U.S. $ 89.95
U.K. £ 49.95

 
 
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 1853597961
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 224
Prices: U.K. £ 21.95
U.S. $ 39.95