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  1. Changing English

    2nd Edition

    Edited by David Graddol, Dick Leith, Joan Swann, Martin Rhys, Julia Gillen

    Changing English examines the history of English from its origins in the fifth century to the present day. It focuses on the radical changes that have taken place in the structure of English over a millennium and a half, detailing the influences of migration, colonialism and many other historical,...

    Published November 28th 2006 by Routledge

  2. An Anthology of Chinese Discourse on Translation (Version 1)

    From Earliest Times to the Buddhist Project

    By Martha Cheung Pui Yiu, Lin Wusun

    Translation has a long history in China. Down the centuries translators, interpreters, Buddhist monks, Jesuit priests, Protestant missionaries, writers, historians, linguists, and even ministers and emperors have all written about translation, and from an amazing array of perspectives. Such an...

    Published November 20th 2006 by Routledge

  3. Bridges and Barriers

    Language in African Education and Development

    By Eddie Williams

    Recent decades have seen sub-Saharan Africa decline in both economic and human terms. The rich North has responded with a barrage of well-publicized initiatives, from pop concerts to international commitments on debt relief, aid, trade and good governance. Among the complex of factors necessary to...

    Published November 20th 2006 by Routledge

  4. Stylistic Approaches to Translation

    By Jean Boase-Beier

    Series: Translation Theories Explored

    The concept of style is central to our understanding and construction of texts. But how do translators take style into account in reading the source text and in creating a target text? This book attempts to bring some coherence to a highly interdisciplinary area of translation studies, situating...

    Published November 20th 2006 by Routledge

  5. Asian Englishes

    Edited by Kingsley Bolton, Braj B. Kachru

    Series: The History and Development of World Englishes Series

    In recent decades, the cultural and linguistic legacies of the colonial era have been superseded by the globalization of English through the international mass media, particularly via satellite television and the Internet. In many societies that were previously the colonies of Anglophone powers, ‘...

    Published November 16th 2006 by Routledge

  6. An Introduction to Cognitive Linguistics

    2nd Edition

    By Friedrich Ungerer, Hans-Jorg Schmid

    Series: Learning about Language

    Learning About Language is an exciting and ambitious series of introductions to fundamental topics in language, linguistics and related areas. The books are designed for students of linguistics and those who are studying language as part of a wider course. Cognitive Linguistics explores the idea...

    Published November 15th 2006 by Routledge

  7. The Bantu Languages

    Edited by Derek Nurse, Gérard Philippson

    Series: Routledge Language Family Series

    Providing descriptive and typological information about the Bantu languages of southern Africa, this volume brings together a set of expert contributors and is divided into two parts: linguistics areas, including phonology, morphology, syntax and historical linguistics, and secondly, the many...

    Published November 14th 2006 by Routledge

  8. The Uralic Languages

    Edited by Daniel Abondolo

    Series: Routledge Language Family Series

    The Uralic languages form a language family of around thirty languages spoken by about twenty million people. This book focuses on nineteen of the major Uralic languages from Estonian to Samoyedic and discusses their structure, history and development....

    Published November 14th 2006 by Routledge

  9. Phonetics of English in the Nineteenth Century

    Edited by Beverly Collins, Inger Mees

    Series: Logos Studies in Language and Linguistics

    Work on speech sound and the sound systems of languages can be traced back in the British Isles at least as far as the sixteenth century. It was, however, only in the nineteenth century that the word ‘phonetics’ was actually coined, and it was also at this time that a wider interest in the subject...

    Published November 1st 2006 by Routledge

  10. Translation, Travel, Migration

    v. 12/2: Special Issue of the Translator

    Edited by Loredana Polezzi

    The connection between travel and translation is often evoked in contemporary critical theory, both practices seen as metaphors of mobility and flux linked to globalized 'post-modern' society. Travel is a multiple activity, encompassing temporary and voluntary displacement, repeated movement, exile...

    Published November 1st 2006 by Routledge