I first learned that linguistic knowledge mattered at the age of four. I began my academic career in a tough primary school in Paddington, London, where I was regularly bullied for my non-Cockney accent. When the bullying got too much, my parents moved me to a posh preparatory school in St. John's Wood, where I was regularly bullied because my accent was not upper class enough. ...Read more
The Cambridge Handbook of Communication Disorders examines the full range of developmental and acquired communication disorders and provides the most up-to-date and comprehensive guide to the epidemiology, aetiology and clinical features of these disorders.
This essential work with its more than a thousand maps and commentaries is
the first to document the surname stock of the Federal Republic of Germany by
statistical occurrence and geographical distribution. It meets the interests of
linguists with a grammatical part (three volumes) dealing with the phonematics,
graphematics, morphematics and syntagmatics of family names, while cultural
historians and population historians are served with a lexical part (three volumes
- surnames by place of origin and domicile, by occupation and by nicknames,
by given names). The atlas provides a new basis for onomastics. It also
presents an indispensable aid to other disciplines from social history through
research into settlement and migration to genetics.