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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: Multicultural Children in the Early Years
Written By: Mari Boyle
Peter Wood
Nick Hubbard
Series Title: Bilingual Education and Bilingualism No. 16
Description:

The authors explore the experiences of a group of young multicultural, bilingual children and their parents through the beginning of the early years of their school careers. They examine the attempts of teachers to teach creatively within the constraints of a prescribed curriculum, and the meanings the children attached to their learning.

Publication Year: 1999
Publisher: Multilingual Matters
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Psycholinguistics
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Versions:
Format: Hardback
ISBN: 1853594350
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 226pp
Prices: pounds 49.95 (USD85.00/CAND99.

 
 
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 1853594342
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 226pp
Prices: pounds 15.95 (USD26.95/CAND29.