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  1. Arabic Rhetoric

    A Pragmatic Analysis

    By Hussein Abdul-Raof

    Series: Culture and Civilization in the Middle East

    Arabic Rhetoric explores the history, disciplines, order and pragmatic functions of Arabic speech acts. It offers a new understanding of Arabic rhetoric and employs examples from modern standard Arabic as well as providing a glossary of over 448 rhetorical expressions listed in English with their...

    Published February 22nd 2011 by Routledge

  2. The Oral and the Written in Early Islam

    By Gregor Schoeler, Uwe Vagelpohl, James E. Montgomery

    Series: Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Literatures

    Made up of a number of seminal articles that are translated for the first time in English, this prestigious book from Gregor Schoeler gives a reasoned, informed and comprehensive overflow of how the written and the spoken interacted, diverged and received cultural articulation among the Muslim...

    Published August 18th 2010 by Routledge

  3. A Thematic Dictionary of Modern Persian

    By Colin Turner

    Now available in paperback, A Thematic Dictionary of Modern Persian is a reference work unique in the history of English-Persian lexicography. It offers a considerably extended guide to modern everyday Persian vocabulary, arranged by theme. With approximately 25,000 Persian headwords in over...

    Published February 22nd 2010 by Routledge

  4. Jewish and Muslim Dialects of Moroccan Arabic

    By Jeffrey Heath

    Series: Routledge Arabic Linguistics Series

    This is a comprehensive study of the Jewish and Muslim dialect networks of Morocco in its traditional boundaries, covering twenty-two Muslim and some thirty Jewish dialects of Moroccan Arabic....

    Published November 20th 2009 by Routledge

  5. Arabic in the City

    Issues in Dialect Contact and Language Variation

    Edited by Catherine Miller, Enam Al-Wer, Dominique Caubet, Janet C.E. Watson

    Series: Routledge Arabic Linguistics Series

    Filling a gap in the literature currently available on the topic, this edited collection is the first examination of the interplay between urbanization, language variation and language change in fifteen major Arab cities. The Arab world presents very different types and degrees of urbanization,...

    Published December 20th 2007 by Routledge

  6. Structure and Function of the Arabic Verb

    By Maher Bahloul

    Series: Routledge Arabic Linguistics Series

    Structure and Function of the Arabic Verb is a corpus-based study that unveils the morpho-syntax and the semantics of the Arabic verb. Approaches to verbal grammatical categories - the constituents of verbal systems - often rely on either semantic-pragmatic or syntactic analyses. This research...

    Published July 26th 2007 by Routledge

  7. The Crusades

    By Nikolas Jaspert

    This German-to-English translation of a highly successful book is a clear, approachable, student-friendly introduction to the history of the Crusades. With a long chronological span, from the eleventh to the late fifteenth century, and with a wide geographical coverage of the whole of Europe...

    Published July 20th 2006 by Routledge

  8. Modern Persian: A Course-Book

    By Simin Abrahams

    Modern Persian begins with the teaching of the Persian alphabet. It aims to provide the student with the necessary skills for social interaction, as well as a basis for the study of modern literature. The course consists of seventeen units and favours teaching by communicative and...

    Published March 31st 2005 by Routledge

  9. Arabic Grammar and Linguistics

    Edited by Yasir Suleiman

    This book explores aspects of the Arabic Grammatical Tradition and Arabic Linguistics from both a theoretical and descriptive perspective. It also touches on issues of relevance to other disciplines, particularly Qur'anic exegesis and jurisprudence. The links between the fields of language and...

    Published April 20th 1999 by Routledge

  10. Aspects of Language Variation in Arabic Political Speech-Making

    By Nathalie Mazraani

    This socio-linguistic study throws new light on variation and the defining of register in Arabic political discourse. The research is based on three dialects (Egyptian, Iraqi and Libyan) and on political speeches delivered by Gamal Abdunnasir, Saddam Hussein and Muammar Al Gadhdhafi....

    Published September 24th 1997 by Routledge