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Major Works: Language & Linguistics

You are currently browsing 91–100 of 231 new and published major works in the subject of Language & Linguistics — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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Routledge Major Works has a strong international focus and each of the sets is edited by a leading expert in their field. This publishing programme continues to grow with new book series being created all the time.

Titles published by Routledge Major Works cover an abundance of literature on leading and influential figures, key concepts, topics and sub-disciplines across the social sciences, humanities, behavioural sciences and law.

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  1. Endangered Languages

    Edited by Peter K. Austin, Stuart McGill

    Series: Critical Concepts in Linguistics

    At least half of the seven thousand or so languages spoken today are in danger of disappearing during the 21st century. Although languages have always come and gone, the current rate of language extinction is unprecedented, a loss which not only affects individual communities but also diminishes...

    Published August 9th 2011 by Routledge

  2. Cognitive Linguistics

    Edited by Adele Goldberg

    Series: Critical Concepts in Linguistics

    This new addition to Routledge’s Major Works series, Critical Concepts in Linguistics, brings together the very best and most influential scholarly research on cognitive linguistics. Cognitive Linguistics is a broad approach to language that places psychological reality at the top of the list of...

    Published June 14th 2011 by Routledge

  3. RLE: Japan Mini-Set C: Language and Literature (8 vols)

    By Various

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Japan

    Mini-set C: Language & Literature re-issues a century of publishing in 8 volumes originally published between 1896 and 1989 and covers phonetics, grammar and syntax of the Japanese language as well as some of its most iconic literature and drama. For institutional purchases for...

    Published January 25th 2011 by Routledge

  4. RLE: Japan Mini-Set D: Politics (8 vols)

    By Various

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Japan

    Mini-set D: Politics re-issues works originally published between 1920 & 1987 and examines the government, political system and foreign policy of Japan during the twentieth century....

    Published January 25th 2011 by Routledge

  5. RLE: Japan Mini-Set D: Politics (8 vols)

    By Various

    Mini-set D: Politics re-issues works originally published between 1920 & 1987 and examines the government, political system and foreign policy of Japan during the twentieth century....

    Published January 25th 2011 by Routledge

  6. Second-Language Acquisition

    Edited by Lourdes Ortega

    Series: Critical Concepts in Linguistics

    Second-language acquisition was born in the late 1960s as an interdisciplinary enterprise that borrowed equally from the feeder fields of linguistics, language teaching, child language acquisition, and psychology. Since then, it has expanded considerably in scope and methodology to the point that...

    Published December 14th 2010 by Routledge

  7. Anthropological Linguistics

    Edited by Bambi Schieffelin, Paul Garrett

    Series: Critical Concepts in Linguistics

    Viewing language as a dynamic semiotic system that shapes and is shaped by cultural, social, and cognitive factors alike, the materials gathered in this new Major Work collection from Routledge explore how people in communities worldwide think about language, talk about language, use language, and...

    Published December 14th 2010 by Routledge

  8. Semiotics

    Edited by Peer F. Bundgaard, Frederik Stjernfelt

    Series: Critical Concepts in Linguistics

    Semiotics (the study of sign processes—‘semiosis’—and sign systems) embraces linguistics, philosophy, and literary studies, as well as linking to anthropology, art, psychology, and biology. This new Routledge collection helps to make sense of the subject’s huge interdisciplinary corpus of scholarly...

    Published October 6th 2010 by Routledge

  9. An Elementary Grammar of the Japanese Language

    With Easy Progressive Exercises

    By Tatui Baba

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Japan

    When originally published in 1873 one of the aims was to protest against an idea that the Japanese language was very imperfect, and therefore it should be exterminated! The second was to give a general idea of the Japanese language as it is spoken. ...

    Published September 9th 2010 by Routledge

  10. Nihongi

    Chronicles of Japan From the Earliest Times to A D 697

    Edited by W G Aston

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Japan

    The Nihongi is the standard native history of Ancient Japan. This volume, originally published in 1896 and now of classic status makes accessible to European scholars the extensive store of material for the study of mythology, folk-lore, early civilization and manners and customs which it contains....

    Published September 9th 2010 by Routledge