Language Contact in the Early Colonial Pacific, Drechsel
Автор: Allen Название: The Ancient Egyptian Language ISBN: 1107664675 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781107664678 Издательство: Cambridge Academ Рейтинг: Цена: 4592 р. Наличие на складе: Ожидается поступление.
Описание: This book, the first of its kind, examines how the phonology and grammar of the ancient Egyptian language changed over more than three thousand years of its history, from the first appearance of written documents, c.3250 BC, to the Coptic dialects of the second century AD and later.
Автор: Dong Hongyuan Название: History of the Chinese Language ISBN: 0415660408 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780415660402 Издательство: Taylor&Francis Рейтинг: Цена: 6097 р. Наличие на складе: Невозможна поставка.
Описание: A History of the Chinese Language provides a comprehensive introduction to the historical development of the Chinese language from its proto Sino-Tibetan roots in prehistoric times to Modern Standard Chinese. Taking a highly accessible and balanced approach, it presents a chronological survey of the various stages of Chinese language development, covering crucial aspects such as phonology, syntax and semantics. Features include: Coverage of the key historical stages in Chinese language development, such as Old Chinese, Middle Chinese, Early Modern Chinese, Classical Chinese and Modern Standard Chinese Treatment of core linguistic aspects of the Chinese language including phonological changes, grammatical development, lexical evolution, vernacular writing, Chinese characters and Modern Chinese dialects Inclusion of many authentic Chinese legends and texts throughout the book, presented through a rigorous framework of linguistic analysis to help students to build up strong critical and evaluative skills and acquire valuable cultural knowledge Integration of materials from different disciplines, such as archaeology, anthropology, history and sociolinguistics, to highlight the cultural and social background of each period of the language Helpful appendices to aid students with no prior knowledge of linguistics or the Chinese language Companion website at www.routledge.com/cw/dongoffering a wealth of supplementary resources such as additional exercises, answer keys and audio recordings of the sounds of Middle and Old Chinese. Written by a highly experienced instructor, A History of the Chinese Language will be an essential resource for beginning students of Chinese Language and Linguistics and for anyone interested in the history and culture of China.
Автор: Evans Название: The Language Myth ISBN: 1107619750 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781107619753 Издательство: Cambridge Academ Рейтинг: Цена: 3800 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Language is central to our lives, the cultural tool that arguably sets us apart from other species. Some scientists have argued that language is innate, a type of unique human `instinct` pre-programmed in us from birth. In this book, Evans argues that this received wisdom is, in fact, a myth.
Автор: Savage-Rumbaugh, Sue (Professor of Psychology, Emo Название: Apes, Language and the Human Mind ISBN: 0195109864 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780195109863 Издательство: Oxford Academ Рейтинг: Цена: 8395 р. Наличие на складе: Невозможна поставка.
Описание: Discusses the theoretical and conceptual implications of the author`s work for cognitive, developmental, and linguistic research, and uses it as a spring board to argue for a radical revision of the sciences of language and mind.
Автор: Giovanni Bennardo Название: Language, space, and social relationships ISBN: 0521883121 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780521883122 Издательство: Cambridge Academ Рейтинг: Цена: 13621 р. Наличие на складе: Нет в наличии.
Описание: The study of the relationship between language and thought is a rapidly expanding area of enquiry. In this book Giovanni Bennardo discusses the relationship between language and the mental organisation of knowledge, based on the results of a fieldwork project carried out in the Kingdom of Tonga in Polynesia.
Описание: This volume presents a historical-sociolinguistic description and analysis of Maritime Polynesian Pidgin. It redefines our understanding of how Europeans and Americans interacted with Pacific Islanders in Eastern Polynesia during early encounters and offers an alternative model of language contact.
Автор: David Crystal Название: Language Death ISBN: 0521012716 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780521012713 Издательство: Cambridge Academ Рейтинг: Цена: 2533 р. Наличие на складе: Нет в наличии.
Описание: The endangerment and death of minority languages across the world is a matter of widespread concern. In this 2002 book, a leading commentator on language issues, David Crystal asks the question, 'Why is language death so important?', reviews the reasons for the current crisis, and investigates what is being done to reduce its impact.
Автор: Palmer Название: Language and Conquest in Early Modern Ireland ISBN: 0521120330 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780521120333 Издательство: Cambridge Academ Рейтинг: Цена: 4909 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: The Elizabethan conquest of Ireland sparked off two linguistic events: it initiated the language shift from Irish to English, which constitutes the great drama of Irish cultural history, and it marked the beginnings of English linguistic expansion. Palmer explores the role of language in shaping colonial ideology and English identity.
Описание: Exploring the many different contact points between Iberian colonialism and indigenous cultures, this title features contributors who identify the crucial parameters of language evolution that have led to today`s state of linguistic diversity in Latin America.
Описание: Challenges the commonly held notion that language is what makes us uniquely human. This book argues that what distinguishes us in the animal kingdom is our capacity for recursion: the ability to embed our thoughts within other thoughts.
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