Comparative Linguistics Products

  • Linguistic Claims and Political Conflicts

    Spanish Labyrinths in Language and Identity in the European Context

    By Andrea Bianculli, Jacint Jordana, Mónica Ferrín Pereira, Siresa Lopez

    Questions about linguistic pluralism and multilingualism have become a major political and scholarly concern given the instrumental, expressive and citizenship concerns attached to language. To explore and assess how linguistic policies are decided and implemented, this book looks into the…

    Hardback – 2018-07-01 
    Routledge Advances in European Politics

  • Diachronic and Comparative Syntax

    By Ian Roberts

    This book brings together for the first time a series of previously published papers featuring Ian Roberts’ pioneering work on diachronic and comparative syntax over the last thirty years in one comprehensive volume. Divided into two parts, the volume engages in recent key topics in empirical…

    Hardback – 2018-06-01 
    Routledge Leading Linguists

  • Understanding Linguistic Fieldwork

    By Felicity Meakins, Jennifer Green, Myfany Turpin

    Understanding Linguistic Fieldwork offers a diverse and practical introduction to research methods used in field linguistics. Designed to teach students how to collect quality linguistic data in an ethical and responsible manner, the key features include: A focus on fieldwork in countries and…

    Paperback – 2018-03-29 
    Understanding Language

  • Southern Min

    Comparative Phonology and Subgrouping

    By Bit-Chee Kwok

    Southern Mǐn refers to a group of Chinese dialects spoken mainly in Southeast China and Taiwan. This group occupies a special position in the study of Chinese dialects, not only because of its large population of speakers (around 48 million) but also because of its preservation of various archaic…

    Hardback – 2018-02-15 
    Routledge Studies in East Asian Linguistics

  • The Routledge Handbook of Arabic Linguistics

    Edited by Elabbas Benmamoun, Reem Bassiouney

    The Routledge Handbook of Arabic Linguistics introduces readers to the major facets of research on Arabic and of the linguistic situation in the Arabic-speaking world. The edited collection includes chapters from prominent experts on various fields of Arabic linguistics. The contributors provide…

    Hardback – 2018-01-04

  • Formal Grammar

    Theory and Variation across English and Norwegian

    By Terje Lohndal

    This volume draws together fourteen previously published papers which explore the nature of mental grammar through a formal, generative approach. The book begins by outlining the development of formal grammar in the last fifty years, with a particular focus on the work of Noam Chomsky, and moves…

    Hardback – 2017-10-12
    Routledge Leading Linguists

  • Language Isolates

    Edited by Lyle Campbell

    Language Isolates explores this fascinating group of languages that surprisingly comprise a third of the world’s languages. Individual chapters written by experts on these languages examine the world's major language isolates by geographic regions, with up-to-date descriptions of many, including…

    Hardback – 2017-09-25
    Routledge Language Family Series

  • Anaphoric Relations in English and French

    A Discourse Perspective

    By Francis Cornish

    First published in 1986, this book focuses on Anaphoric relations in the English and French languages, a phenomenon that involves a complex interaction between grammar and discourse. Studies of anaphora taking a largely ‘textual’ approach to the subject have tended to underestimate the effect upon…

    Paperback – 2017-02-02
    Routledge Library Editions: The English Language

  • Understanding Language Change

    By Kate Burridge, Alexander Bergs

    The Understanding Language series provides approachable, yet authoritative, introductions to all the major topics in linguistics. Ideal for students with little or no prior knowledge of linguistics, each book carefully explains the basics, emphasising understanding of the essential notions rather…

    Paperback – 2016-11-04
    Understanding Language

  • Discourse Pragmatics and the Verb

    The Evidence from Romance

    Edited by Suzanne Fleischman, Linda R. Waugh

    First published in 1990, this collection investigates grammatical categories associated with the verb as they are used by speakers and writers in real discourses and texts. Focusing on tense, aspect, mood, and voice in French, Spanish, and Italian, each chapter underscores the importance of context…

    Hardback – 2016-11-02
    RLE: Discourse Analysis

  • Transeurasian Linguistics

    Edited by Martine Robbeets

    The scope and nature of the connections between the Transeurasian languages are among the most disputed issues in comparative historical linguistics. This four-volume collection will assemble the most important scholarly writings concerning the historical relationship between these languages,…

    Hardback – 2016-09-30
    Critical Concepts in Linguistics

  • Translation and Geography

    By Federico Italiano

    Translation and Geography investigates how translation has radically shaped the way the West has mapped the world. Groundbreaking in its approach and relevant across a range of disciplines from translation studies and comparative literature to geography and history, this book makes a compelling…

    Paperback – 2016-06-03
    New Perspectives in Translation and Interpreting Studies

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