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  1. The Communication of Leadership

    The Design of Leadership Style

    By Jonathan Charteris-Black

    Series: Routledge Studies in Linguistics

    With the crisis of leadership in the western democracies, there has been a growth of interest in how leaders outside of the west emerge and consolidate their positions. This book analyses the communication strategies of six charismatic non-western leaders: Mahatma Gandhi, Nelson Mandela, Fidel...

    Published September 14th 2008 by Routledge

  2. Conceptualizing Metaphors

    On Charles Peirce’s Marginalia

    By Ivan Mladenov

    Series: Routledge Studies in Linguistics

    The enigmatic thought of Charles S. Peirce (1839-1914), considered by many to be one of the great philosophers of all time, involves inquiry not only into virtually all branches and sources of modern semiotics, physics, cognitive sciences, and mathematics, but also logic, which he understood to be...

    Published October 19th 2005 by Routledge

  3. Polari - The Lost Language of Gay Men

    By Paul Baker

    Series: Routledge Studies in Linguistics

    Polari is a secret form of language mainly used by homosexual men in London and other cities during the twentieth century. Derived in part from the slang lexicons of numerous stigmatised and itinerant groups, Polari was also a means of socialising, acting out camp performances and reconstructing a...

    Published July 31st 2002 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Conceptualizing Metaphors: On Charles Peirce’s Marginalia
    By Ivan Mladenov
    To Be Published August 14th 2014
  2. The Phonology and Morphology of Tamil
    By Prathima Christdas
    To Be Published November 30th 2014
  3. Metonymy and Language: A New Theory of Linguistic Processing
    By Charles Denroche
    To Be Published December 29th 2014

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