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  1. Weakening Processes in the History of Spanish Consonants (RLE Linguistics E: Indo-European Linguistics)

    By Ray Harris-Northall

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Linguistics

    Raymond Harris-Northall uses the distinctive features of generative phonology to present synchronic and diachronic rules, but exploits the evidence of the history of the Spanish sound system to show that the ‘simplicity’ required by the generativists often obscures rather than illuminates the way...

    Published November 21st 2013 by Routledge

  2. Australian Aboriginal Grammar (RLE Linguistics F: World Linguistics)

    By Barry Blake

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Linguistics

    This study covers a number of topics that are prominent in the grammars of Australian Aboriginal languages, especially ergativity and manifestations of the hierarchy that runs from the speech-act participants down to inanimates. This hierarchy shows up in case marking, number marking and agreement,...

    Published November 21st 2013 by Routledge

  3. The Correct Language, Tojolabal (RLE Linguistics F: World Linguistics)

    By Louanna Furbee-Losee

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Linguistics

    Definitions of language cluster around two non-contradictory views: one that language is a shared code, a social entity, and the other that language is the knowledge that enables a native speaker to produce and understand speech. In examining the language and culture of the Tojolabal (Mayan)...

    Published November 21st 2013 by Routledge

  4. The Northwest Caucasian Languages (RLE Linguistics F: World Linguistics)

    A Phonological Survey

    By John Colarusso

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Linguistics

    Perhaps more than any other group of languages those of the Caucasus are famous for their enormous and difficult consonantal systems. It is by no means exceptional for one of these languages to have as many as 50 consonants, and of these languages those from the Northwest Caucasus have the largest...

    Published November 21st 2013 by Routledge

  5. Object and Absolutive in Halkomelem Salish (RLE Linguistics F: World Linguistics)

    By Donna B. Gerdts

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Linguistics

    This book treats aspects of the syntax of Halkomelem, a Salish language spoken in southwestern British Columbia, specifically those constructions which involve objects, and seeks to accomplish two goals. First, it provides natural language fodder for the debate concerning the nature of grammatical...

    Published November 21st 2013 by Routledge

  6. Plains Cree Morphosyntax (RLE Linguistics F: World Linguistics)

    By Amy Dahlstrom

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Linguistics

    This book explores several topics in Cree morphology, syntax and discourse structure. Cree, an Algonquian language, is non-configurational: the grammatical relations of subject and object are not expressed by word order or other constituent structure relations, as they are in a configurational...

    Published November 21st 2013 by Routledge

  7. Narrative Inquiry in Language Teaching and Learning Research

    By Gary Barkhuizen, Phil Benson, Alice Chik

    Series: Second Language Acquisition Research Series

    Narrative Inquiry in Language Teaching and Learning Research provides an entry-level introduction to research methods using stories, as data or as a means of presenting findings, that is grounded in published empirical research within the field of language teaching and learning. It discusses basic...

    Published November 14th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Daisaku Ikeda, Language and Education

    Edited by Jason Goulah

    Daisaku Ikeda (b. 1928) is an international Buddhist leader, peacebuilder, prolific author, and the founder of the secular Soka kindergartens, elementary and secondary schools, women’s college and universities in seven countries across Asia and the Americas. He has emerged as an important...

    Published November 14th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Language Contact and the Origins of the Germanic Languages

    By Peter Schrijver

    Series: Routledge Studies in Linguistics

    History, archaeology, and human evolutionary genetics provide us with an increasingly detailed view of the origins and development of the peoples that live in Northwestern Europe. This book aims to restore the key position of historical linguistics in this debate by treating the history of the...

    Published October 29th 2013 by Routledge

  10. A History of the Spanish Language through Texts

    By Christopher Pountain

    A History of the Spanish Language through Texts examines the evolution of the Spanish language from the Middle Ages to the present day. Pountain explores a wide range of texts from poetry, through newspaper articles and political documents, to a Bunuel film script and a love letter. With keypoints...

    Published October 19th 2013 by Routledge