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New and Published Books

  1. The Dialects of Italy

    Edited by Dr Martin Maiden, Martin Maiden, Mair Parry

    This book makes accessible the major structural features of the dialects of Italy and emphasises the importance of a detailed understanding of the dialects for issues in general linguistic theory. Selected contents include: * Phonology * Morphology * Syntax * Lexis * The Dialect Areas *...

    Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge

  2. The Dialects of Modern German

    A Linguistic Survey

    Edited by Charles Russ

    First published in 1989. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published December 12th 2013 by Routledge

  3. 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

  4. Longman Dictionary of Language Teaching and Applied Linguistics

    4th Edition

    By Jack C. Richards, Richard W. Schmidt

    This best-selling dictionary is now in its 4th edition. Specifically written for students of language teaching and applied linguistics, it has become an indispensible resource for those engaged in courses in TEFL, TESOL, applied linguistics and introductory courses in general...

    Published July 1st 2010 by Routledge

  5. The Indo-Aryan Languages

    Edited by George Cardona, Danesh Jain

    Series: Routledge Language Family Series

    The Indo-Aryan languages are spoken by at least 700 million people throughout India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal, Sri Lanka and the Maldive Islands. They have a claim to great antiquity, with the earliest Vedic Sanskrit texts dating to the end of the second millennium B.C. With texts in Old...

    Published May 17th 2007 by Routledge

  6. The Languages of the World

    3rd Edition

    By Kenneth Katzner

    This third edition of Kenneth Katzner's best-selling guide to languages is essential reading for language enthusiasts everywhere. Written with the non-specialist in mind, its user-friendly style and layout, delightful original passages, and exotic scripts, will continue to fascinate the reader....

    Published March 21st 2002 by Routledge

  7. The Development of Celtic Linguistics, 1850-1900

    Edited by Daniel R. Davis

    Series: Logos Studies in Language and Linguistics

    Following on from Celtic Linguistics 1700-1850, this set covers the period 1850-1900, which saw the foundation of the modern subject of Celtic linguistics. Several important works are reproduced here, including: * Johann Kaspar Zeuss's seminal study, Grammatica Celtica (1853), the first text to...

    Published June 28th 2001 by Routledge

  8. Celtic Linguistics 1700-1850

    Edited by Daniel R. Davis

    Series: Logos Studies in Language and Linguistics

    Celtic Linguistics 1700 - 1850 is a set of reprinted texts showing the growth of this subject during a key period in its history. Setting off from the antiquarian search for origins during the Renaissance, the texts trace the development and refinement of the subject until the introduction of the...

    Published December 9th 1999 by Routledge

  9. Old English and its Closest Relatives

    A Survey of the Earliest Germanic Languages

    By Orrin W. Robinson

    This accessible introductory reference source surveys the linguistic and cultural background of the earliest known Germanic languages and examines their similarities and differences. The Languages covered include:Gothic Old Norse Old SaxonOld English Old Low Franconian Old High German Written in a...

    Published May 12th 1994 by Routledge

  10. Sardinian Syntax

    By Michael Jones

    Series: Romance Linguistics

    Sardinian Syntax presents the first comprehensive synchronic description of Sardinian syntax available in English. Michael Jones combines a detailed coverage of the language with a theoretical approach that draws on contemporary linguistic theory. The book provides an extensive reference grammar...

    Published October 21st 1993 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Routledge Handbook of Arabic Linguistics
    Edited by Abbas Benmamoun, Reem Bassiouney
    To Be Published January 4th 2016

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