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Contemporary Linguistics (6TH 10 Edition)
Contemporary Linguistics (6TH 10 Edition)
by William O'grady
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This widely praised Study Guide gives students extra practice and support with a range of supplemental exercises and an answer key. Revised for the sixth edition.... (read more)

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How To Do Things With Words (2ND 75 Edition)
How To Do Things With Words (2ND 75 Edition)
by J. L. Austin
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John L. Austin was one of the leading philosophers of the twentieth century. The William James Lectures presented Austin's conclusions in the field to which he directed his main efforts on a wide variety of philosophical problems. These talks became the... (read more)

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Spell of the Sensuous : Perception and Language in a More-than-human World (96 Edition)
Spell of the Sensuous : Perception and Language in a More-than-human World (96 Edition)
by David Abram
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Nigger: The Strange Career of a Troublesome Word
Nigger: The Strange Career of a Troublesome Word
by Randall Kennedy
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Its “the nuclear bomb of racial epithets,” a word that whites have employed to wound and degrade African Americans for three centuries. Paradoxically, among many black people it has become a term of affection and even empowerment. The word... (read more)

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Essential Linguistics: What You Need to Know to Teach Reading, ESL, Spelling, Phonics, and Grammar
Essential Linguistics: What You Need to Know to Teach Reading, ESL, Spelling, Phonics, and Grammar
by David E Freeman
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The resource guide provides the instructor with suggested answers and responses to the Application Activities at the end of each chapter. Linguistics is much more than a study reserved for academicians. Linguistics has real-life applications to effective... (read more)

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The Mother Tongue
The Mother Tongue
by Bill Bryson
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"Everything, it seems, is interesting to Bill Bryson. The marvel is that he can make it all interesting to us....Bryson's book, Mother Tongue...is the one that convinced me he could probably write informatively and with humor about anything. I mean, who... (read more)

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Language Development : From Theory To Practice - With CD (2ND 12 Edition)
Language Development : From Theory To Practice - With CD (2ND 12 Edition)
by Khara L. Pence Turnbull
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With a focus on individual differences in language development, this second edition provides readers with a multidisciplinary survey of language development from birth to adulthood that balances research and theory with practice. Supplemented with both a... (read more)

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On Longing
On Longing
by Susan Stewart
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Miniature books, eighteenth-century novels, Tom Thumb weddings, tall tales, and objects of tourism and nostalgia: this diverse group of cultural forms is the subject of On Longing, a fascinating analysis of the ways in which everyday objects are narrated... (read more)

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The Essential Chomsky
The Essential Chomsky
by Noam Chomsky
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In a single volume, the seminal writings of the world's leading philosopher, linguist, and critic, published to coincide with his eightieth birthday. For the past forty years Noam Chomsky's writings on politics and language have established him as a... (read more)

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Horse, the Wheel and Language (07 Edition)
Horse, the Wheel and Language (07 Edition)
by David W. Anthony
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"If you want to learn about the early origins of English and related languages, and of many of our familiar customs such as feasting on holidays and exchanging gifts, this book provides a lively and richly informed introduction. Along the way you will... (read more)

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Course in Phonetics (7TH 15 Edition)
Course in Phonetics (7TH 15 Edition)
by Ladefoged
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Offering the most current coverage available, A COURSE IN PHONETICS, 7e remains the authoritative text for the study of phonetics. Combining Peter Ladefoged's student-friendly writing style with Keith Johnson's comprehensive presentation, the Seventh... (read more)

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First Word (07 Edition)
First Word (07 Edition)
by Christine Kenneally
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A New York Times Notable Book How biology, psychology, and history shape us as individuals We are doomed to repeat history if we fail to learn from it, but how are we affected by the forces that are invisible to us? In The Invisible History of the... (read more)

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Queerly Phrased (97 Edition)
Queerly Phrased (97 Edition)
by Anna Livia
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This pioneering collection of previously unpublished articles on lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender language combines queer theory and feminist theory with the latest thinking on language and gender. The book expands the field well beyond the study... (read more)

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English With an Accent (2ND 12 Edition)
English With an Accent (2ND 12 Edition)
by Rosina Lippi-green
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Since its initial publication, English with an Accent has provoked debate and controversy within classrooms through its in-depth scrutiny of American attitudes towards language. Rosina Lippi-Green discusses the ways in which discrimination based on... (read more)

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Excitable Speech : Contemporary Scenes of Politics (97 Edition)
Excitable Speech : Contemporary Scenes of Politics (97 Edition)
by Judith Butler
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in this volume philosopher Judith Butler turns her attention to speech and conduct in contemporary political life, looking at several efforts to target speech as conduct that has become subject to political debate and regulation. Reviewing hate speech... (read more)

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Discourse and Context in Language Teaching : a Guide for Language Teachers (00 Edition)
Discourse and Context in Language Teaching : a Guide for Language Teachers (00 Edition)
by Marianne Celce-murcia
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Discourse and Context in Language Teaching: A Guide for Language Teachers is part of the Cambridge Handbooks for Language for Language Teachers series.... (read more)

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Made in America
Made in America
by Bill Bryson
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Bill Bryson, bestselling author of The Mother Tongue, now celebrates its magnificent offspring in the book that reveals once and for all how a dusty western hamlet with neither woods nor holly came to be known as Hollywood . . . and exactly why Mr... (read more)

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Introducing Sociolinguistics (2ND 11 Edition)
Introducing Sociolinguistics (2ND 11 Edition)
by Miriam Meyerhoff
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A welcome introduction to sociolinguistics by a leading researcher in the field. Users will be inspired by the breadth and sweep of Meyerhoff 's treatment. William Labov, University of Pennsylvania, USA Authoritative, yet open-minded, innovative yet... (read more)

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Introducing Semiotics (10 Edition)
Introducing Semiotics (10 Edition)
by Paul Cobley
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Introducing Semiotics outlines the development of semioticsand#151;the study of signs and signifiers in the world around usand#151;from its classical precursors to contemporary post-structuralism. It identifies the key semioticians and their work and... (read more)

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The Power of Babel: A Natural History of Language
The Power of Babel: A Natural History of Language
by John Mcwhorter
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There are approximately six thousand languages on Earth today, each a descendant of the tongue first spoken by Homo sapiens some 150,000 years ago. While laying out how languages mix and mutate over time, linguistics professor John McWhorter reminds us... (read more)

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