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Cambridge Scholars Publishing has a wide range of titles in the broad field of linguistics, ranging from titles on the study of language (in the fields of phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics and pragmatics), to more specialised and interdisciplinary fields, including historical linguistics, sociolinguistics, psycholinguistics, ethnolinguistics, dialectology, computational linguistics and neurolinguistics.

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Vistas of English for Spec...

English for Specific Purposes (ESP) is one of the most needed forms of English Language Teaching with regards to the adult population in today’s global market economy where the English language is a prerequisite for the exchange and communication of professional ideas, best practices, and experiences, and a necessary skill for adva...
£62.99

Webs of Words

Webs of Words: New Studies in Historical Lexicology brings together ten papers on aspects of the history of words and vocabulary, which address aspects of Chinese, Czech, Dutch, English (including Caribbean varieties), German, Italian, Māori, Persian, Portuguese, Russian, and other languages.In the first four essays, focussing on p...
£39.99

West of Eden

West of Eden is an extensive cross-disciplinary study covering a huge range of topics in the field of botanical discourse within colonial and post-colonial contexts. Stemming from an existing European tradition of name giving to take possession of the ‘rarities’ of the new world, it extends to female writing, songs and Bible transl...
£39.99

What’s in a Text? Inquirie...

Numerous linguists of various orientations, translators and literary scholars share an interest in text. As students of language with very diverse interests and aims, they ask themselves, if only subconsciously, the following questions:What kind(s) of texts do we study?Why do we study them?What are we looking for?What do and don’t ...
£39.99

Where Theory and Practice ...

Where Theory and Practice Meet is a collection of nineteen papers in translation studies. Unlike many similar books published in recent decades, which are mostly non-translation-oriented, veering to issues with little or no relevance to translation, this book focuses on the translation process, on theory formulation with reference ...
£73.99

Who is What and What is Wh...

Who is What and What is Who: the Morphosyntax of Arabic WH is a comprehensive book that deals with one of the most controversial phenomena in syntax, Parametric Variation. In particular, the book offers an in-depth, micro-parametric analysis of all the strategies used in wh-question formation and the variation in these observed in ...
£47.99

Word Formation and Transpa...

As a side effect of the rapid progress in medical research and of the emergence of new medical conditions, medicine is a domain where new concepts have to be named more frequently than in many other domains. Because of the prominent position of English in medical research, most of these concepts are first named in English. This rai...
£47.99

Word-Formation across Lang...

Research into cross-linguistic aspects and typology of word-formation has not been paid relevant and systematic attention by morphologists, and only a few articles dealing with various word-formation issues of this kind appear in journals. The chapters in this volume address this issue by discussing, on contrastive principles, impo...
£74.99

Words and Dictionaries fro...

Words and dictionaries from the British Isles in historical perspective brings together a wide range of current work on English-language lexicography and lexicology by a team of twelve contributors working in England, continental Europe, and North America.Fredric Dolezal’s opening essay offers a provocative discussion of how the hi...
£34.99

World English(es) and the ...

The recent multilingual turn involves various different implicit and explicit language policies, urging pressure and resistance with regard to the spread of English and its dominant relationships with other national languages. As such, this book considers the social value of communication as the basis of multilingualism and of the ...
£54.99

Yesterday’s Words

Yesterday’s Words: Contemporary, Current and Future Lexicography reflects the main issues of scholarly discussion in the fields of historical lexicography and lexicology including the historiography of lexicography. The state-of-the-art volume offers a wide range of contributions in five chapters. After the editors’ introduction to...
£39.99

Young Scholars' Developmen...

Young researchers, natural advocates of change, often delve freely into language processes, their causes, mechanisms and interrelations with social changes. However, any change is based on tradition and cannot exist without it, whether we speak of traditions in terminology, approach, data or method. This volume brings together youn...
£41.99
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