Language Family Studies Products

  • 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 
    Routledge
    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 – 2018-02-07 
    Routledge
    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 the linguistic situation in the Arabic speaking world. The edited collection includes chapters from prominent experts on various fields of Arabic linguistics and from rising scholars carrying out cutting edge…

    Hardback – 2018-01-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Language Handbooks

  • 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
    Routledge Language Family Series

  • Language Contact and the Origins of the Germanic Languages

    By Peter Schrijver

    History, archaeology, and human evolutionary genetics provide us with an increasingly detailed view of the origins and development of the peoples that live in Northwestern Europe. This book aims to restore the key position of historical linguistics in this debate by treating the history of the…

    Paperback – 2016-11-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Linguistics

  • 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
    Routledge
    RLE: Discourse Analysis

  • Sardinian Syntax

    By Michael Jones

    Sardinian Syntax presents the first comprehensive synchronic description of Sardinian syntax available in English. Michael Jones combines a detailed coverage of the language with a theoretical approach that draws on contemporary linguistic theory. The book provides an extensive reference grammar…

    Paperback – 2016-08-26
    Routledge
    Romance Linguistics

  • The Dialects of Italy

    Edited by Dr Martin Maiden, Martin Maiden, Mair Parry

    This book makes accessible the major structural features of the dialects of Italy and emphasises the importance of a detailed understanding of the dialects for issues in general linguistic theory. Selected contents include: * Phonology * Morphology * Syntax * Lexis * The Dialect Areas *…

    Paperback – 2014-08-15
    Routledge

  • The Dialects of Modern German

    A Linguistic Survey

    Edited by Charles Russ

    First published in 1989. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2013-12-12
    Routledge

  • Longman Dictionary of Language Teaching and Applied Linguistics

    4th Edition

    By Jack C. Richards, Richard W. Schmidt

    This best-selling dictionary is now in its 4th edition. Specifically written for students of language teaching and applied linguistics, it has become an indispensible resource for those engaged in courses in TEFL, TESOL, applied linguistics and introductory courses in general…

    Paperback – 2010-07-01
    Routledge

  • The Indo-Aryan Languages

    Edited by George Cardona, Danesh Jain

    The Indo-Aryan languages are spoken by at least 700 million people throughout India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal, Sri Lanka and the Maldive Islands. They have a claim to great antiquity, with the earliest Vedic Sanskrit texts dating to the end of the second millennium B.C. With texts in Old…

    Paperback – 2007-05-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Language Family Series

  • The Languages of the World

    3rd Edition

    By Kenneth Katzner, Kirk Miller

    This third edition of Kenneth Katzner's best-selling guide to languages is essential reading for language enthusiasts everywhere. Written with the non-specialist in mind, its user-friendly style and layout, delightful original passages, and exotic scripts, will continue to fascinate the reader.…

    Paperback – 2002-03-21
    Routledge

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