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  • A Study of the Logbara (Ma'di) Language

    Grammar and Vocabulary, 1st Edition

    By J. P. Crazzolara

    In the mid 20th century the people known as the Logbara were a diverse collection of groups fleeing from different parts and having different socail and political affiliations - essentially refugees in search of a new home. At the time that this book was originally published in 1960, existing…

    Paperback – 2019-09-01 
    Routledge
    Linguistic Surveys of Africa

  • Dialogues on the Theory and Practice of Literary Translation

    1st Edition

    By Xu Jun

    The book is a collection of the dialogues between Xu Jun, a well-known expert in French literary translation and eminent “Changjiang” scholar in translation studies in China, and some celebrated literary translators in contemporary China, some of whom are also literary scholars, linguists, poets,…

    Hardback – 2019-08-31 
    Routledge
    China Perspectives

  • The Semantic Theory of Evolution

    1st Edition

    By Marcello Barbieri

    Originally published in 1985, The Semantic Theory of Evolution addresses the notion that life is not shaped by the single law of natural selection, but instead by a plurality of laws that resemble grammatical rules in language. This remarkable work presents a semantic theory centering on the…

    Hardback – 2019-08-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Libary Editions: Evolution

  • Nature and History

    The Evolutionary Approach for Social Scientists, 1st Edition

    By Ignazio Masulli

    Originally published in 1990, Nature and History examines how Darwin’s theory of evolution has been expanded by scholars and researchers to include virtually every scientific discipline. The book presents a morphological analysis of historical and social sciences – sciences which have traditionally…

    Hardback – 2019-08-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Libary Editions: Evolution

  • Guía práctica de pragmática del español

    1st Edition

    Edited by María Elena Placencia, Xose A. Padilla

    Guía práctica de pragmática del español es un texto introductorio en español. Ofrece introducciones accesibles a una importante variedad de teorías y conceptos imprescindibles en el campo de la pragmática del español. El libro contiene 22 capítulos divididos en seis secciones que cubren: actos…

    Paperback – 2019-08-15 
    Routledge

  • Translation and Creativity

    1st Edition

    By Kirsten Malmkjær

    Kirsten Malmkjær argues that translating can and should be considered a valuable art form. Examining notions of creativity and their relationship with translation and focusing on how the originality of translation is manifest in texts, the author explores a range of texts and their translations, in…

    Paperback – 2019-08-12 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Handbook of Spanish in the Global City

    1st Edition

    Edited by Andrew Lynch

    The Routledge Handbook of Spanish in the Global City brings together contributions from an international team of scholars of language in society to offer a conceptual and empirical perspective on Spanish within the context of 15 major cosmopolitan cities from around the world. With a unique focus…

    Hardback – 2019-08-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Spanish Language Handbooks

  • Revising and Editing for Translators

    4th Edition

    By Brian Mossop

    Revising and Editing for Translators provides guidance and learning materials for translation students and professional translators learning to revise the work of others or edit original writing, and those wishing to improve their self-revision ability. Revising and editing are seen as reading…

    Paperback – 2019-08-01 
    Routledge
    Translation Practices Explained

  • The Business of Words

    Wordsmiths, Linguists, and Other Language Workers, 1st Edition

    Edited by Crispin Thurlow

    The Business of Words examines the practices of 'high-end' language workers or wordsmiths where we find words being professionally designed, institutionally managed and, inevitably, objectified for status and profit. Aligned with existing work on language and political economy in critical…

    Paperback – 2019-08-01 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Handbook of Vocabulary Studies

    1st Edition

    Edited by Stuart Webb

    The Routledge Handbook of Vocabulary Studies provides a cutting-edge survey of current scholarship in this area. Divided into four sections which cover: understanding vocabulary; approaches to teaching and learning vocabulary; measuring knowledge of vocabulary; and key issues in teaching,…

    Hardback – 2019-07-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Handbooks in Linguistics

  • Linguistics and Law

    1st Edition

    By Jeffrey P Kaplan

    Linguistics and Law offers a clear and concise introduction to making sense of the law through linguistics. Drawing on lexical semantics, syntax, and pragmatics to interpret both written and spoken laws, this book: addresses how to interpret legal documents such as contracts, statutes,…

    Paperback – 2019-07-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Guides to Linguistics

  • The Sociolinguistics of Survey Translation

    1st Edition

    By Yuling Pan, Mandy Sha, Hyunjoo Park

    The Sociolinguistics of Survey Translation presents an overview of challenges in survey translation, introduces a sociolinguistic framework to overcome these challenges and demonstrates step-by-step how this framework works to guide and evaluate survey translation. Topics covered in the book…

    Paperback – 2019-07-29 
    Routledge

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