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  1. Tense and Narrativity
    In this pathfinding study, Suzanne Fleischman brings together theory and methodology from various quarters to shed important new light on the linguistic structure of narrative, a primary and universal device for translating our... Learn More
    Published: 24th August 2011
    Paperback / £36.00
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  2. South American Indian Languages
    This book fills the crucial need for a single volume that gives broad coverage and synthesizes findings for both the general reader and the specialist. This collection of twenty-two essays from fifteen well-known scholars presents... Learn More
    Published: 20th July 2011
    Paperback / £62.00
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  3. The Language of the Inka since the European Invasion
    The Inka empire, Tawantinsuyu, fell to Spanish invaders within a year's time (1532-1533), but Quechua, the language of the Inka, is still the primary or only language of millions of Inka descendants throughout the southern Andes.... Learn More
    Published: 1st March 2011
    Paperback / £26.99
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  4. A Grammar of Mam, A Mayan Language
    This is the first full-length reference grammar of Mam, a Mayan language spoken today by over 400,000 people in the western highlands of Guatemala and the state of Chiapas, Mexico. The result of over three years of extensive fieldwork... Learn More
    Published: 1st March 2011
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  5. Amazonian Linguistics
    Lowland South American languages have been among the least studied ln the world. Consequently, their previous contribution to linguistic theory and language universals has been small. However, as this volume demonstrates, tremendous... Learn More
    Published: 1st March 2010
    Paperback / £45.00
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  6. The Language Parallax
    Humankind has always been fascinated and troubled by the way languages and dialects differ. Linguistically based differences in point of view have preoccupied many original minds of the past, such as Kant, and remain at the forefront... Learn More
    Published: 1st January 1986
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  7. Black Street Speech
    In the minds of many, black street speech—the urban dialect of black Americans—bespeaks illiteracy, poverty, and ignorance. John Baugh challenges those prejudices in this brilliant new inquiry into the history, linguistic... Learn More
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