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LL&LT 16

French Applied Linguistics

Edited by Dalila Ayoun
January 2007. xvi, 560 pp.
This state-of-the-art volume on French Applied Linguistics includes two introductory chapters, the first summarizes the past, present and future of French in applied linguistics, and the second reviews the history of French from... read more
CHLEL EPO

L'Époque de la Renaissance (1400–1600): 4 vols. set

Sous la direction de Eva Kushner
Expected . 2622 pp. (4 vols. set)
Les quatre volumes de l' « Époque de la Renaissance » décrivent les transformations qui se font jour aux XVe et XVIe siècles en Europe, et graduellement à travers le monde, reliant passé antique et innovation dans le domaine de... read more
CHLEL EdR

L'Époque de la Renaissance (1400–1600): 4 vols. set

Sous la direction de Eva Kushner
Expected . 2622 pp. (4 vols. set)
Les quatre volumes de l' « Époque de la Renaissance » décrivent les transformations qui se font jour aux XVe et XVIe siècles en Europe, et graduellement à travers le monde, reliant passé antique et innovation dans le domaine de... read more
CAL 1

Functional Constraints in Grammar: On the unergative–unaccusative distinction

Susumu Kuno and Ken-ichi Takami
September 2004. ix, 242 pp.
This book examines in detail the acceptability status of sentences in five English constructions, and elucidates the syntactic, semantic, and functional requirements that the constructions must satisfy in order to be... read more
SFSL 50

Dictionary of the Prague School of Linguistics. Translated from the French, German and Czech sources

Josef Vachek
June 2003. ix, 213 pp.
This series emphasises developments in structural and fuctional linguistics practised across the world. It presents monographs and edited volumes on current empirical and theoretical issues, including the use of formal methods.... read more
LOALL 18

Bengali

Hanne-Ruth Thompson
November 2012. xxviii, 384 pp.
Bangla, an Eastern Indo-Aryan Language, is the national language of Bangladesh with 150 million speakers and state language of Paschim Banga in India with 90 million speakers. This book presents a systematic overview of the... read more
LOALL 19

Mongolian

Juha A. Janhunen
November 2012. xv, 320 pp.
Mongolian is the principal language spoken by some five million ethnic Mongols living in Outer and Inner Mongolia, as well as in adjacent parts of Russia and China. This book focuses on the standard varieties of the spoken... read more
LOALL 3

Tibetan

Philip Denwood
November 1999. xix, 372 pp.
This is the third text in a series that aims to provide reliable and up-to-date descriptions of the grammatical structure of a range of African and Oriental languages, in a form accessible to the non-specialist. A historical and... read more
LOALL 12

Hindi

Yamuna Kachru
October 2006. xxi, 309 pp.
This book presents the structure of Hindi keeping in view the sociolinguistic context of language use. It includes descriptions of sounds, devices of word formation, rules of phrase and sentence construction and conventions of... read more
HOP 14

Handbook of Pragmatics: 2010 Installment

Edited by Jan-Ola Östman and Jef Verschueren
December 2010. 520 pp.
HOP S4

Handbook of Pragmatics: 2003-2005 & 2006 Installments

Edited by Jef Verschueren and Jan-Ola Östman
December 2006. 817 pp. (incl. binder)
This encyclopaedia of one of the major fields of language studies is a continuously updated source of state-of-the-art information for anyone interested in language use. It provides easy access — for scholars with widely... read more
HOP 15

Handbook of Pragmatics: 2011 Installment

Edited by Jan-Ola Östman and Jef Verschueren
December 2011. vi, 303 pp.
This encyclopaedia of one of the major fields of language studies is a continuously updated source of state-of-the-art information for anyone interested in language use. The IPrA Handbook of Pragmatics provides easy access — for... read more
HOP 16

Handbook of Pragmatics: 2012 Installment

Edited by Jan-Ola Östman and Jef Verschueren
December 2012. 248 pp.
This encyclopaedia of one of the major fields of language studies is a continuously updated source of state-of-the-art information for anyone interested in language use. The IPrA Handbook of Pragmatics provides easy access — for... read more
HOP 2

Handbook of Pragmatics: 1996 Installment

Edited by Jef Verschueren, Jan-Ola Östman, Jan Blommaert and Chris Bulcaen
October 1997. vi, 268 pp.
This encyclopaedia of one of the major fields of language studies is a continuously updated source of state-of-the-art information for anyone interested in language use. The IPrA Handbook of Pragmatics provides easy access — for... read more
HOP 20

Handbook of Pragmatics: 2016 Installment

Edited by Jan-Ola Östman and Jef Verschueren
December 2016. viii, 220 pp.
This encyclopaedia of one of the major fields of language studies is a continuously updated source of state-of-the-art information for anyone interested in language use. The IPrA Handbook of Pragmatics provides easy access — for... read more
HOP 18

Handbook of Pragmatics: 2014 Installment

Edited by Jan-Ola Östman and Jef Verschueren
December 2014. viii, 270 pp.
This encyclopaedia of one of the major fields of language studies is a continuously updated source of state-of-the-art information for anyone interested in language use. The IPrA Handbook of Pragmatics provides easy access — for... read more
HOP 19

Handbook of Pragmatics: 2015 Installment

Edited by Jan-Ola Östman and Jef Verschueren
November 2015. viii, 240 pp.
This encyclopaedia of one of the major fields of language studies is a continuously updated source of state-of-the-art information for anyone interested in language use. The IPrA Handbook of Pragmatics provides easy access — for... read more
HOP 3

Handbook of Pragmatics: 1997 Installment

Edited by Jef Verschueren, Jan-Ola Östman, Jan Blommaert and Chris Bulcaen
October 1999. 297 pp.
This encyclopaedia of one of the major fields of language studies is a continuously updated source of state-of-the-art information for anyone interested in language use. The IPrA Handbook of Pragmatics provides easy access — for... read more
HOP 6

Handbook of Pragmatics: 2000 Installment

Edited by Jef Verschueren, Jan-Ola Östman, Jan Blommaert and Chris Bulcaen
October 2002. iv, 298 pp.
This encyclopaedia of one of the major fields of language studies is a continuously updated source of state-of-the-art information for anyone interested in language use. The IPrA Handbook of Pragmatics provides easy access — for... read more
HOP 7

Handbook of Pragmatics: 2001 Installment

Edited by Jef Verschueren, Jan-Ola Östman, Jan Blommaert and Chris Bulcaen
May 2003. vi, 299 pp.
This encyclopaedia of one of the major fields of language studies is a continuously updated source of state-of-the-art information for anyone interested in language use. The IPrA Handbook of Pragmatics provides easy access — for... read more
HOP 8

Handbook of Pragmatics: 2002 Installment

Edited by Jef Verschueren, Jan-Ola Östman, Jan Blommaert and Chris Bulcaen
July 2003. viii, 402 pp.
This encyclopaedia of one of the major fields of language studies is a continuously updated source of state-of-the-art information for anyone interested in language use. The IPrA Handbook of Pragmatics provides easy access — for... read more
HOP 5

Handbook of Pragmatics: 1999 Installment

Edited by Jef Verschueren, Jan-Ola Östman, Jan Blommaert and Chris Bulcaen
May 2001. vi, 282 pp.
This encyclopaedia of one of the major fields of language studies is a continuously updated source of state-of-the-art information for anyone interested in language use. The IPrA Handbook of Pragmatics provides easy access — for... read more
HOP 9

Handbook of Pragmatics: 2003–2005 Installment

Edited by Jan-Ola Östman and Jef Verschueren
December 2005. 311 pp. (incl. binder)
This encyclopaedia of one of the major fields of language studies is a continuously updated source of state-of-the-art information for anyone interested in language use. The IPrA Handbook of Pragmatics provides easy access — for... read more
HOP M

Handbook of Pragmatics: Manual

Edited by Jef Verschueren, Jan-Ola Östman and Jan Blommaert
April 1995. xiv, 658 pp.
Aiming to provide easy access to the different topics, traditions and methods which together make up the field of pragmatics, this manual contains an introductory chapter and covers all the main topics related to pragmatics. A... read more
HOP 4

Handbook of Pragmatics: 1998 Installment

Edited by Jef Verschueren, Jan-Ola Östman, Jan Blommaert and Chris Bulcaen
August 2000. vi, 342 pp.
This encyclopaedia of one of the major fields of language studies is a continuously updated source of state-of-the-art information for anyone interested in language use. The IPrA Handbook of Pragmatics provides easy access — for... read more
HOP S1

Handbook of Pragmatics: 1995, 1996 & 1997 Installments

Edited by Jef Verschueren, Jan-Ola Östman, Jan Blommaert and Chris Bulcaen
January 2000. 907 pp. (incl binder)
This encyclopaedia of one of the major fields of language studies is a continuously updated source of state-of-the-art information for anyone interested in language use. It provides easy access — for scholars with widely... read more
HOP S2

Handbook of Pragmatics: 1998, 1999 & 2000 Installments

Edited by Jef Verschueren, Jan-Ola Östman, Jan Blommaert and Chris Bulcaen
October 2002. 938 pp. (incl. binder)
"The Handbook of Pragmatics" provides easy access - for scholars with widely divergent backgrounds but with convergent interests in the use and functioning of language - to the different topics, traditions and methods which... read more
HOP S3

Handbook of Pragmatics: 2001 & 2002 Installments

Edited by Jef Verschueren, Jan-Ola Östman, Jan Blommaert and Chris Bulcaen
July 2003. 713 pp. (incl. binder)
This encyclopaedia of one of the major fields of language studies is a continuously updated source of state-of-the-art information for anyone interested in language use. It provides easy access — for scholars with widely... read more
HOP 17

Handbook of Pragmatics: 2013 Installment

Edited by Jan-Ola Östman and Jef Verschueren
December 2013. xiii, 268 pp.
This encyclopaedia of one of the major fields of language studies is a continuously updated source of state-of-the-art information for anyone interested in language use. The IPrA Handbook of Pragmatics provides easy access — for... read more
HOP 1

Handbook of Pragmatics: 1995 Installment

Edited by Jef Verschueren, Jan-Ola Östman, Jan Blommaert and Chris Bulcaen
May 1996. 336 pp. + Binder
This encyclopaedia of one of the major fields of language studies is a continuously updated source of state-of-the-art information for anyone interested in language use. The IPrA Handbook of Pragmatics provides easy access — for... read more
HOP 10

Handbook of Pragmatics: 2006 Installment

Edited by Jef Verschueren and Jan-Ola Östman
December 2006. vi, 500 pp.
This encyclopaedia of one of the major fields of language studies is a continuously updated source of state-of-the-art information for anyone interested in language use. The IPrA Handbook of Pragmatics provides easy access — for... read more
HOP 11

Handbook of Pragmatics: 2007 Installment

Edited by Jan-Ola Östman and Jef Verschueren
December 2007. vi, 315 pp. (incl. binder)
This encyclopaedia of one of the major fields of language studies is a continuously updated source of state-of-the-art information for anyone interested in language use. The IPrA Handbook of Pragmatics provides easy access — for... read more
HOP 12

Handbook of Pragmatics: 2008 Installment

Edited by Jan-Ola Östman and Jef Verschueren
November 2008. vii, 200 pp.
This encyclopaedia of one of the major fields of language studies is a continuously updated source of state-of-the-art information for anyone interested in language use. The IPrA Handbook of Pragmatics provides easy access — for... read more
HOP 13

Handbook of Pragmatics: 2009 Installment

Edited by Jan-Ola Östman and Jef Verschueren
December 2009. vi, 421 pp.
HoT 1

Handbook of Terminology: Volume 1

Edited by Hendrik J. Kockaert and Frieda Steurs
March 2015. xix, 539 pp.
The HoT aims at disseminating knowledge about terminology (management) and at providing easy access to a large range of topics, traditions, best practices, and methods to a broad audience.
Z 65

Russian-English Dictionary of Verbal Collocations

Morton Benson and Evelyn Benson
April 1993. xviii, 269 pp.
A Russian-English dictionary listing Russian verbal collocations and translating them into English. Whenever possible, corresponding English collocations are used in the translations. Listed are grammatical collocations, lexical... read more
Z AA 1

Agrammatic Aphasia: A cross-language narrative sourcebook. Volume 1

Edited by Lise Menn and Loraine K. Obler
January 1989. xxvii, 816 pp.
Z AA 2

Agrammatic Aphasia: A cross-language narrative sourcebook. Volume 2

Edited by Lise Menn and Loraine K. Obler
January 1989. xx, 575 pp.
Z AA 3

Agrammatic Aphasia: A cross-language narrative sourcebook. Volume 3. Control Subjects

Edited by Lise Menn and Loraine K. Obler
January 1989. xx, 594 pp.
Z BBI

The BBI Combinatory Dictionary of English: Your guide to collocations and grammar. Third edition revised by Robert Ilson

Compiled by Morton Benson, Evelyn Benson and Robert F. Ilson
March 2010. xxxix, 462 pp.
>This Third Edition of the BBI Combinatory Dictionary of English is an expanded and updated version of the First Edition (1986) and its New Printing (1993), both of which were favorably received. In this third edition, the... read more
Z BBI 1 (2nd)

The BBI Dictionary of English Word Combinations: Revised edition

Morton Benson, Evelyn Benson and Robert F. Ilson
September 1997. xl, 386 pp.
This dictionary of English collocations covers both grammatical and lexical collocations. It includes a style guide covering collocations strings, defintions and paraphrases, illustrative phrases, usage notes and pronunciation.
Z DECFC 2

Dictionnaire explicatif et combinatoire du français contemporain: Recherches lexico-sémantiques. Volume 2

Compiled by Igor Mel’čuk
January 1988. 344 pp.
This dictionary of French provides systematic descriptions of each entry word. It aims to furnish explicit and unambiguous definitions, and use them as a basis for a description of the syntactic and lexical combinability of the... read more
Z DECFC 3

Dictionnaire explicatif et combinatoire du français contemporain: Recherches lexico-sémantiques. Volume 3

Compiled by Igor Mel’čuk
January 1992. 325 pp.
This dictionary of French provides systematic descriptions of each entry word. It aims to furnish explicit and unambiguous definitions, and use them as a basis for a description of the syntactic and lexical combinability of the... read more
Z HAL 2

Handbook of Australian Languages: Volume 2

Edited by R.M.W. Dixon and Barry J. Blake
December 1981. xxiv, 427pp. + 6 maps
This handbook makes available short grammatical sketches of Australian languages. Each grammar is written in a standard format, following guidelines provided by the editors, and includes a sample text and vocabulary text. The... read more
Z HAL 3

Handbook of Australian Languages: Volume 3

Edited by R.M.W. Dixon and Barry J. Blake
December 1983. xxiv, 531 pp. + 5 maps
This handbook makes available short grammatical sketches of Australian languages. Each grammar is written in a standard format, following guidelines provided by the editors, and includes a sample text and vocabulary text. The... read more
Z HAL S

Handbook of Australian Languages: 3 Volumes (set)

Edited by R.M.W. Dixon and Barry J. Blake
January 1979. V.1: 1979, xiv, 392pp. + 4 maps; V.2: 1981, xxiv, 427pp. + 6 maps; V.3: 1983, xxiv, 531 pp. + 5 maps
Z HPD 1

Handbook of Perceptual Dialectology: Volume 1

Edited by Dennis R. Preston
October 1999. xl, 413 pp.
Empirical linguistics meet psychology in this text, which argues that in order to understand more fully the words people produce, you need to understand how people perceive them. Particularly interesting to empirical linguists... read more
Z HPD 2

Handbook of Perceptual Dialectology: Volume 2

Edited by Daniel Long and Dennis R. Preston
December 2002. xxvi, 412 pp.
Volume two of Preston's seminal work expands upon the underlying principles of folk linguistics and at the same time extends the methodological applications into new regions, new languages, and the perceptions of their speakers.
Z HTM 1

Handbook of Terminology Management: Volume 1: Basic Aspects of Terminology Management

Compiled by Sue Ellen Wright and Gerhard Budin
March 1997. xiv, 372 pp.
This is the first of two volumes designed to meet the practical needs of terminologists, translators, lexicographers, subject specialists, standardizers and others who have to solve terminological problems in their daily work.
Z HTM 2

Handbook of Terminology Management: Volume 2: Application-Oriented Terminology Management

Compiled by Sue Ellen Wright and Gerhard Budin
March 2001. xvi, 549 pp.
This is the second of two volumes designed to meet the practical needs of terminologists, translators, lexicographers, subject specialists, standardizers and others who have to solve terminological problems in their daily work.
Z HAL 1

Handbook of Australian Languages: Volume 1

Edited by R.M.W. Dixon and Barry J. Blake
December 1979. xviii, 390 pp. 4 maps
This handbook makes available short grammatical sketches of Australian languages. Each grammar is written in a standard format, following guidelines provided by the editors, and includes a sample text and vocabulary text. In the... read more
Z HTM S

Handbook of Terminology Management: 2 Volumes (set)

Compiled by Sue Ellen Wright and Gerhard Budin
March 2001. 950 pp.
This two-volume work is designed to meet the practical needs of terminologists, translators, lexicographers, subject specialists, standardizers and others who have to solve terminological problems in their daily work.
Z DECFC 1

Dictionnaire explicatif et combinatoire du français contemporain: Recherches lexico-sémantiques. Volume 1

Compiled by Igor Mel’čuk
January 1984. 172 pp.
Sole distribution world-wide excl. CanadaThe Dictionnaire explicatif et combinatoire du français contemporain (DECFC) is the first dictionary that provides the user with systematic and complete descriptions of each entry word.... read more
Z 137

Anthropology of Color: Interdisciplinary multilevel modeling

Edited by Robert E. MacLaury, Galina V. Paramei and Don Dedrick
November 2007. xx, 485 pp.
The field of color categorization has always been intrinsically multi- and inter-disciplinary, since its beginnings in the nineteenth century. The main contribution of this book is to foster a new level of... read more
Z 171

Dizionario Combinatorio Compatto Italiano

A cura di Vincenzo Lo Cascio
June 2012. xxvi, 642 pp.
This dictionary helps non-Italian and native speakers find appropriate word combinations for communicating in Italian.
Z 177

An Interdisciplinary Bibliography on Language, Gender and Sexuality (2000–2011)

Heiko Motschenbacher
September 2012. vii, 294 pp.
Documents the research activity in the field of language, gender and sexuality. This book provides experts in the field and students in tertiary education with access to language-centred resources on gender and sexuality.
Z 178

Dizionario Combinatorio Italiano

A cura di Vincenzo Lo Cascio
June 2013. xxii, 1392 pp. (2 vols. set) (708+706)
Words are never used in isolation but in combination and not with any word but only with certain specific words. This dictionary reconstructs the frame to which 3,000 Italian entries belong and aims to help non-Italian speakers... read more
Z 19

A Concise Hopi and English Lexicon

Compiled by Roy Albert and David L. Shaul
January 1985. vii, 204 pp.
A Concise Hopi and English Lexicon is a lexical research tool for persons interested in the Hopi language. An effort has been made to include the most frequent forms of basic roots. The work is designed to serve as... read more
Z 30

A Comprehensive Bibliography of Pragmatics

Compiled by Jan Nuyts and Jef Verschueren
January 1987. xi, 2197 pp. (4 vols)
Z 39

Agrammatic Aphasia: A cross-language narrative sourcebook

Edited by Lise Menn and Loraine K. Obler
January 1989. xxvii, 1985 pp., 3 Vols.
This major reference work fills a need long recognized in neurolinguistics: a source for analyzable speech transcripts from agrammatic aphasic patients that provides detailed grammatical descriptions and distributional analyses.... read more
DDCS 6

Perspectives on Multimodality

Edited by Eija Ventola, Cassily Charles and Martin Kaltenbacher
December 2004. x, 250 pp.
This volume sign posts several paths of multimodality research and theory-building today. The chapters represent a cross-section of current perspectives on multimodal discourse with a special focus on theoretical and... read more
SiHoLS 63

A Dictionary of English Normative Grammar 1700–1800 (DENG)

Bertil Sundby, Anne Kari Bjørge and Kari E. Haugland
January 1991. x, 486 pp.
18th-century English grammarians plead eloquently for purity, precision and perspicuity, but their method of teaching largely amounts to citing examples of impurity, imprecision and lack of clarity from contemporary writings.... read more
SiHoLS 108

Bibliografía cronológica de la lingüística, la gramática y la lexicografía del español (BICRES III): Desde el año 1701 hasta el año 1800

Hans-Josef Niederehe
August 2005. vi, 474 pp.
Since the publication of the still very valuable Biblioteca histórica de la filología by Cipriano Muñoz y Manzano, conde de la Viñaza (Madrid, 1893), our knowledge of the history of the study of the Spanish language... read more
CVS 2

Argumentation in Practice

Edited by Frans H. van Eemeren and Peter Houtlosser
September 2005. viii, 368 pp.
Since the late 1950s the study of argumentation has developed from a marginal part of logic and rhetoric into a genuine interdisciplinary academic discipline. After having first been primarily concerned with creating an adequate... read more
AiCR 60

Sisyphus’s Boulder: Consciousness and the limits of the knowable

Eric Dietrich and Valerie Gray Hardcastle
February 2005. xii, 136 pp.
Consciousness lies at the core of being human. Therefore, to understand ourselves, we need a theory of consciousness. In Sisyphus's Boulder, Eric Dietrich and Valerie Hardcastle argue that we will never get such a theory because... read more
AiCR 61

Curious Emotions: Roots of consciousness and personality in motivated action

Ralph D. Ellis
April 2005. viii, 240 pp.
Emotion drives all cognitive processes, largely determining their qualitative feel, their structure, and in part even their content. Action-initiating centers deep in the emotional brain ground our understanding of the world by... read more
HTS S

Handbook of Translation Studies: 4 Volumes (set)

Edited by Yves Gambier and Luc van Doorslaer
January 2014. 1161 pp.
The HTS, in both its print and online version, provides easy access to a large range of topics, traditions and methods in Translation Studies.
HTS 4

Handbook of Translation Studies: Volume 4

Edited by Yves Gambier and Luc van Doorslaer
December 2013. xii, 232 pp.
The HTS, in both its print and online version, provides easy access to a large range of topics, traditions and methods in Translation Studies.
HTS 1

Handbook of Translation Studies: Volume 1

Edited by Yves Gambier and Luc van Doorslaer
October 2010. x, 468 pp.
Aims at disseminating knowledge about translation and interpreting to a relatively broad audience: not only students who often adamantly prefer user-friendliness, researchers and lecturers in Translation Studies, Translation... read more
HTS 2

Handbook of Translation Studies: Volume 2

Edited by Yves Gambier and Luc van Doorslaer
December 2011. x, 197 pp.
Aims at disseminating knowledge about translation and interpreting and providing easy access to a large range of topics, traditions, and methods to a relatively broad audience. This handbook is variously searchable: by article,... read more
C&EB 1

Consciousness & Emotion: Agency, conscious choice, and selective perception

Edited by Ralph D. Ellis and Natika Newton
March 2005. xii, 330 pp.
The papers in this volume of Consciousness & Emotion Book Series are organized around the theme of "enaction." Enactive emotional processes are not merely the recipients of information or the passive victims of input and learning.read more