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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: Intercultural Communication
Subtitle: A Discourse Approach - Second Edition
Written By: Suzanne Wong Scollon
Ronald Scollon
Series Title: Language in Society
Description:

*NEW EDITION*
This volume is both an introduction and practical guide to the main concepts and problems of intercultural communication. Viewed from within the framework of interactive sociolinguistics associated with Tannen, Gumperz, and others, this volume focuses in particular on the discourse of westerners and of Asians, the discourse of men and women, corporate discourse and the discourse of professional organizations, and inter-generational discourse. It makes use of research in pragmatics, discourse analysis, organizational communications, social psychology, and the ethnography of communication.

Publication Year: 2000
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
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Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 0631224181
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 336
Prices: 35.95