LINGUIST List 20.1479

Sat Apr 18 2009

Books: General Linguistics: Shohamy, Gorter (Eds)

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        1.    Rachel Markowitz, Linguistic Landscape: Shohamy, Gorter (Eds)

Message 1: Linguistic Landscape: Shohamy, Gorter (Eds)
Date: 18-Apr-2009
From: Rachel Markowitz <>
Subject: Linguistic Landscape: Shohamy, Gorter (Eds)
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Title: Linguistic Landscape Subtitle: Expanding the Scenery Published: 2008 Publisher: Routledge (Taylor and Francis)

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Editor: Elana Shohamy Editor: Durk Gorter Hardback: ISBN: 0415988721 9780415988728 Pages: 384 Price: U.S. $ 135.00
Hardback: ISBN: 0415988721 9780415988728 Pages: 384 Price: U.K. £ 80.00
Paperback: ISBN: 041598873X 9780415988735 Pages: 384 Price: U.K. £ 25.99
Paperback: ISBN: 041598873X 9780415988735 Pages: 384 Price: U.S. $ 47.95

In this comprehensive and pioneering volume, language scholars from aroundthe world examine the "linguistic landscape" from multiple perspectives -theoretical, methodological, and critical. Written by widely recognizedexperts, the articles in Linguistic Landscape analyze linguistic landscapesin a range of international contexts. Dozens of photographs illustrate theuse of language in the environment - the words and images displayed andexposed in public spaces. Suitable for graduate or advanced undergraduatestudents in applied linguistics, sociolinguistics, and language policystudies, Linguistic Landscape is a vital contribution to a burgeoning field.

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics
Written In: English (eng )

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