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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: Translation
Written By: Juliane House
URL: http://www.oup.com/elt
Series Title: Oxford Introductions to Language Study
Description:

Translation is one of the most important cross-linguistic and
cross-cultural practices. This short introduction focuses on what you need
to know about it: the different perspectives on translation and key issues
such as equivalence in translation, translation evaluation, and the role of
translation in language teaching, globalization, and intercultural
communication.

Part of the Oxford Introductions to Language Study series. The series
provides brief, clear introductions to the main areas of language study.

Publication Year: 2009
Publisher: Oxford University Press
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Translation
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 0194389227
ISBN-13: 9780194389228
Pages: 122
Prices: U.K. £ 13.00