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  1. Main Trends in the Science of Language (Routledge Revivals)

    By Roman Jakobson

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in Great Britain in 1973, Main Trends in the Science of Language was part of a series of books that resulted from a study carried out by UNESCO in collaboration with national and international research centres in the social sciences, as well as with groups of individual scholars....

    Published October 25th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Towards an Elegant Syntax

    By Michael Brody

    Series: Routledge Leading Linguists

    This collection of essays, written between 1980 and 2001, places the search for theoretical elegance at centre stage. The author shows that although the conceptual difference between 'elegance' and the minimalist search for 'perfection' may appear to be subtle, its consequences are in fact wide...

    Published October 7th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Linguistic Archaeology of South Asia

    By Franklin Southworth

    This book brings together linguistic and archaeological evidence of South Asian prehistory. The author depicts and analyses the region, in particular the Indus Valley civilization, its links with neighbouring regions and its implications for social history. Each type of linguistic data is put into...

    Published September 30th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Structure in Language

    A Dynamic Perspective

    By Thomas Berg

    Series: Routledge Studies in Linguistics

    This book examines one of the allegedly unique features of human language: structure sensitivity. Its point of departure is the distinction between content and structural units, which are defined in psycholinguistic terms. The focus of the book is on structural representations, in particular their...

    Published September 19th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Comparative Syntax and Language Acquisition

    By Luigi Rizzi

    Series: Routledge Leading Linguists

    In this collection of essays, the author addresses the central issues in syntax theory, comparative syntax and the theoretically conscious study of language acquisition. Key topics are explored, including the properties of null elements and the theory of parameters. Some of the essays presented...

    Published September 11th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Configurations of Sentential Complementation

    Perspectives from Romance Languages

    By Johan Rooryck

    Series: Routledge Leading Linguists

    The investigation of sentential complementation focuses on properties of sentences that are embedded in other sentences. This book brings together a variety of studies on this topic in the framework of generative grammar.The first part of the book focuses on infinitival complements. The author...

    Published September 11th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Essays in Syntactic Theory

    By Samuel David Epstein

    Series: Routledge Leading Linguists

    The essays in this important collection explore wide-ranging aspects of the syntax and semantics of human languages. Key topics covered include movement phenomena and the syntax of logical form, methods in generative linguistics and the role of rules vs. principles in syntactic theory. This volume...

    Published September 11th 2012 by Routledge

  8. A History of the English Language

    6th Edition

    By Albert C Baugh, Thomas Cable

    **NOT FOR SALE IN THE USA, CANADA OR THE PHILIPPINES** A History of the English Language explores the linguistic and cultural development of English from the Roman conquest of England to the present day to provide a comprehensive overview of the different aspects of its history. This...

    Published August 16th 2012 by Routledge

  9. The Rhetoric of the Right

    Language Change and the Spread of the Market

    By David George

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    This study seeks to demonstrate the subtle ways in which changes in the language associated with economic issues are reflective of a gradual but quantifiable conservative ideological shift. In this rigorous analysis, David George uses as his data a century of word usage within The New York Times,...

    Published August 5th 2012 by Routledge

  10. English and Celtic in Contact

    By Markku Filppula, Juhani Klemola, Heli Paulasto

    Series: Routledge Studies in Germanic Linguistics

    This book provides the first comprehensive account of the history and extent of Celtic influences in English. Drawing on both original research and existing work, it covers both the earliest medieval contacts and their linguistic effects and the reflexes of later, early modern and modern contacts,...

    Published May 27th 2012 by Routledge