• The Grammar of Chinese Characters: Productive Knowledge of Formal Patterns in an Orthographic System book cover

    The Grammar of Chinese Characters

    Productive Knowledge of Formal Patterns in an Orthographic System, 1st Edition

    By James Myers

    Anybody who reads or writes Chinese characters knows that they obey a grammar of sorts: though numerous, they are built out of a much smaller set of constituents, often interpretable in meaning or pronunciation, that are themselves built out of an even smaller set of strokes. This book goes far…

    Hardback – 2019-05-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in East Asian Linguistics

  • The Maritime Blockade of Germany in the Great War: The Northern Patrol, 1914-1918 book cover

    The Maritime Blockade of Germany in the Great War

    The Northern Patrol, 1914-1918, 1st Edition

    Edited by John D. Grainger

    The Tenth Cruiser Squadron of the Grand Fleet had the task of patrolling the seas between Scotland and Greenland to intercept enemy ships trying to escape into the ocean and merchant ships who could be carrying goods destined for Germany. This was a task of great political sensitivity, since almost…

    Paperback – 2019-04-30
    Routledge
    Navy Records Society Publications

  • Expedition of Sir John Norris and Sir Francis Drake to Spain and Portugal, 1589 book cover

    Expedition of Sir John Norris and Sir Francis Drake to Spain and Portugal, 1589

    1st Edition

    By R.B. Wernham

    Actions against the Spanish Armada and campaigns in the Netherlands left the Queen’s coffers empty. For this reason proposals to capture the Spanish treasure fleet were given royal support. The treasure fleet homeward bound from the Americas would be intercepted in the Azores. A diversion at…

    Paperback – 2019-04-30
    Routledge
    Navy Records Society Publications

  • Naval Intelligence from Germany: The Reports of the British Naval Attachés in Berlin, 1906–1914 book cover

    Naval Intelligence from Germany

    The Reports of the British Naval Attachés in Berlin, 1906–1914, 1st Edition

    Edited by Matthew S. Seligmann

    During the course of the Anglo-German naval race, the British Admiralty found a regular flow of information on Germany's naval policy, on her warship construction and on the technical progress of her fleet to be absolutely vital. It was only on the basis of accurate calculations of Germany's…

    Paperback – 2019-04-30
    Routledge
    Navy Records Society Publications

  • Classroom Research on Chinese as a Second Language book cover

    Classroom Research on Chinese as a Second Language

    1st Edition

    Edited by Fangyuan Yuan, Shuai Li

    This collection brings together a series of empirical studies on topics surrounding classrooms of Chinese as a second language (L2) by drawing on a range of theoretical frameworks, methodological strategies, and pedagogical perspectives. Over the past two decades, research on classroom-based second…

    Hardback – 2019-04-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Language Education

  • Prosodic Syntax in Chinese book cover

    Prosodic Syntax in Chinese

    1st Edition

    By Feng Shengli

    In THE TWO VOLUMES of Prosodic Syntax in Chinese, the author develops a new model which proposes that the interaction between syntax and prosody is bi-directional and that prosody can not only constrains syntactic structures, but also activates syntactic operations. All of the facts investigated in…

    Hardback – 2019-04-24
    Routledge
    Chinese Linguistics

  • Interaction in Mandarin Chinese and English as a Multilingua Franca: Context, Practice, and Perception book cover

    Interaction in Mandarin Chinese and English as a Multilingua Franca

    Context, Practice, and Perception, 1st Edition

    By Weihua Zhu

    Interaction in Mandarin Chinese and English as a Multilingua Franca: Context, Practice, and Perception proposes a model of context, practice, and perception and raises awareness of the importance of understanding language use and perception in context in order to avoid intercultural communication…

    Hardback – 2019-04-18
    Routledge

  • The Arabic Classroom: Context, Text and Learners book cover

    The Arabic Classroom

    Context, Text and Learners, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mbaye Lo

    The Arabic Classroom is a multicontributor work for trainee and in-service teachers of Arabic as a foreign language. Collected here is recent scholarly work, and also critical writing from Arabic instructors, Arabists and language experts, to examine the status of the teaching and learning of…

    Paperback – 2019-04-18
    Routledge

  • Charging Steeds or Maidens Performing Good Deeds: In Search of the Original Qur’an book cover

    Charging Steeds or Maidens Performing Good Deeds

    In Search of the Original Qur’an, 1st Edition

    By Munther Younes

    Charging Steeds or Maidens Performing Good Deeds: In Search of the Original Qur'ān brings an important contribution to understanding the development of the Qur'ānic corpus. Through a selection of meaningful case studies, the author convincingly argues for a different interpretative approach to…

    Paperback – 2019-04-18
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Course in Business Chinese book cover

    The Routledge Course in Business Chinese

    2nd Edition

    By Qinghai Chen, Qiuli Levin, Kening Li, Le Tang

    • Fourth-year language learning or above in preparation for real-life business situations各专业学生汉语四年级(或以上)适用 • Timeless business topics ranging from frequently occurring business activities, economic systems and phenomena, to issues of broad interest使用通用商务题材确保教材长期相对稳定 • Simulated real-world tasks…

    Paperback – 2019-04-16
    Routledge

  • Cantonese as a Second Language: Issues, Experiences and Suggestions for Teaching and Learning book cover

    Cantonese as a Second Language

    Issues, Experiences and Suggestions for Teaching and Learning, 1st Edition

    Edited by John C. Wakefield

    Cantonese is a language from southern China that is spoken by roughly 70 million people worldwide. It is the language of Hong Kong cinema and has traditionally been the most prominent language spoken in Chinatowns around the world. People choose to learn Cantonese for a variety of social and…

    Hardback – 2019-04-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Applied Linguistics

  • Further Language Learning in Linguistic and Cultural Diverse Contexts: A Mixed Methods Research in a European Border Region book cover

    Further Language Learning in Linguistic and Cultural Diverse Contexts

    A Mixed Methods Research in a European Border Region, 1st Edition

    By Barbara Gross

    Further Language Learning in Linguistic and Cultural Diverse Contexts deals with the interdisciplinary area of multilingual and intercultural education and the increasing interest in sociolinguistic and sociocultural aspects of further language learning. It presents the individual, family,…

    Hardback – 2019-04-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Language Education

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