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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: The Language of Gaming
Written By: Astrid Ensslin
URL: http://www.palgrave.com/products/title.aspx?pid=363273
Description:

The Language of Gaming examines the complex language of videogames and
gaming from a discourse analytical perspective. Astrid Ensslin studies the
discourses inscribed in videogames by their producers, as well as gamer and
media meta-discourses, and focal areas include gamer slang, illocution,
multimodality and narrative structures.

Publication Year: 2011
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
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Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis
Sociolinguistics
Subject Language(s): None
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Versions:
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 0230238599
ISBN-13: 9780230238596
Pages: 224
Prices: U.K. £ 16.99

 
 
Format: Hardback
ISBN:
ISBN-13: 9780230238589
Pages: 224
Prices: U.K. £ 49.50