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Words in Time and Place: Exploring Language Through the Historical Thesaurus of the Oxford English Dictionary

By David Crystal

Offers a unique view of the English language and its development, and includes witty commentary and anecdotes along the way.


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The Indo-European Controversy: Facts and Fallacies in Historical Linguistics

By Asya Pereltsvaig and Martin W. Lewis

This book "asserts that the origin and spread of languages must be examined primarily through the time-tested techniques of linguistic analysis, rather than those of evolutionary biology" and "defends traditional practices in historical linguistics while remaining open to new techniques, including computational methods" and "will appeal to readers interested in world history and world geography."


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Title: Constructing a Productive Other. Discourse Theory and the Convention Refugee Hearing
Written By: Robert F Barsky
Series Title: Pragmatics and Beyond New Series, 29
Description:

A study of the process of constructing a productive Other for the purpose of being admitted to Canada in the categort of "Convention refugee". The whole claiming procedure is analyzed with respect to two actual cases, and contextualized by reference to pertinent national and international jurisprudence, all analyzed within the context of discourse analaysis.

Publication Year: 1994
Publisher: John Benjamins
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Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 1556192975
ISBN-13: 9781556192975
Pages: 272
Prices: U.S. $ 149
 
Format: Hardback
ISBN: 9027250413
ISBN-13: N/A