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New and Published Books

  1. Applied Linguists Needed

    Cross-disciplinary Networking in Endangered Language Contexts

    Edited by Lida Cope

    It is a fact that the world’s languages are dying at an alarming rate. This comprehensive volume aspires to raise awareness among applied linguists and language practitioners about the needs and concerns of endangered language communities. It suggests that the way forward lies in building language...

    Published June 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  2. 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 June 8th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Regimes of Derivation in Syntax and Morphology

    By Edwin Williams

    Series: Routledge Leading Linguists

    Regimes of Derivation in Syntax and Morphology presents a theory of the architecture of the human linguistic system that differs from all current theories on four key points. First, the theory rests on a modular separation of word syntax from phrasal syntax, where word syntax corresponds roughly to...

    Published April 21st 2014 by Routledge

  4. Linguistics and the Third Reich

    Mother-tongue Fascism, Race and the Science of Language

    By Christopher Hutton

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Linguistics

    This book presents an insightful account of the academic politics of the Nazi era and analyses the work of selected linguists, including Jos Trier and Leo Weisgerber. Hutton situates Nazi linguistics within the politics of Hitler's state and within the history of modern linguistics....

    Published April 7th 2014 by Routledge

  5. A Modern English Grammar on Historical Principles

    Volume 2, Syntax (first volume)

    By Otto Jespersen

    Series: Otto Jespersen

    This book was first published in 1954....

    Published February 13th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Point of View (Routledge Revivals)

    A Linguistic Analysis of Literary Style

    By Susan L. Ehrlich

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    The purpose of Point of View, first published in 1990, is twofold: from the perspective of linguistics, to analyse the discourse structure of texts; from the perspective of literary studies, to explain certain non-linguistic aspects of the texts in terms of linguistic form. This study therefore...

    Published January 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  7. Theoretical Comparative Syntax

    Studies in Macroparameters

    By Naoki Fukui

    Series: Routledge Leading Linguists

    Collected for the first time in a single volume, these essays and articles by Naoki Fukui form an outline of some of the most significant and formative contributions to syntactic theory. Focusing particularly on the typological differences between English/type language and Japanese/type languages,...

    Published December 11th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Writing Systems

    Edited by Christopher Moseley

    Series: Critical Concepts in Linguistics

    Throughout most of the history of linguistics, the primacy of the spoken word over the written word has been virtually axiomatic. Scholars working at what is perceived as the core of linguistic science, on grammar, sociolinguistics, phonetics, phonology, have generally perceived the written word as...

    Published November 28th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Routledge Library Editions: Linguistics

    Edited by Various

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Linguistics

    Routledge Library Editions: Linguistics brings together as one set, mini-sets, or individual volumes, a series of previously out-of-print classics from a variety of academic imprints. With titles ranging from Applied Linguistics and Language Learning to Experimental...

    Published November 20th 2013 by Routledge

  10. The Chomsky Update (RLE Linguistics A: General Linguistics)

    By Raphael Salkie

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Linguistics

    Noam Chomsky has been described as ‘arguably the most important intellectual alive’. His revolutionary work in linguistics has aroused intense scholarly interest, while his trenchant critique of United States foreign policy and his incisive analysis of the role of intellectuals in modern society...

    Published November 20th 2013 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Generative Phonology
    By Iggy Roca
    To Be Published December 15th 2014
  2. Language Isolates
    Edited by Stefan Georg
    To Be Published January 15th 2015
  3. Transeurasian Linguistics CC 4V
    Edited by Martine Robbeets
    To Be Published April 15th 2015

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