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Blowout Sale! Up to 73% off on History at Translate This Website. Top brands include imusti, Hippocrene Books, Writer's Digest, Cambridge University Press, University of Chicago Press, Benedict R O g Anderson, Brand: Hackett Pub Co, Three Hands Press, PENGUIN GROUP, University of Pittsburgh Press, Brand: Book Tree, University of Wales Press, Tantor Audio, Brand: Oleander Press, Belknap Press: An Imprint of Harvard University Press, Inkwater Press, Brand: University of Nebraska Press, Brand: University Alabama Press, & Brand: HOLT, RINEHART AND WINSTON. Hurry! Limited time offers. Offers valid only while supplies last.

Second Language Acquisition (Oxford Introduction to Language Study Series)
By imusti
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ean: 9780194372121, isbn: 019437212X,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 276 reviews
This book outlines the study of how people learn a language other than their mother tongue. It is designed to make the essentials of this rapidly expanding field as accessible as possible.Oxford University Press USA.

Beginner's Ladino with Online Audio (Hippocrene Beginner's)
By Hippocrene Books
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ean: 9780781813723, isbn: 0781813727,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 192 reviews
Beginner's Ladino with Online Audio is the ideal guide for anyone who wants to learn the language of the Separdic (Iberian) Jews. Ladino, also known as Judeo-Spanish, dates back to the the Middle Ages, when the Jews who lived in the Iberian Peninsula spoke and wrote in the Romance languages of the host culture. They developed a unified dialect that was distinct from Castilian Spanish. After the expulsion of the Jews in 1492, the Ladino language became part of the ''Iberian Heritage'' of the

The Pirate Primer: Mastering the Language of Swashbucklers and Rogues
By Writer's Digest
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ean: 9781599631967, isbn: 1599631962,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 143 reviews
Ebbry-blastin'-theng ye needs must know-oo to lay tongue liker aargh-thentic pirate, by the devil's twisted tail. Take a tour through the world of piracy with the only authoritative work on the pirate language. A comprehensive course in pirate vo.

The Languages of Gift in the Early Middle Ages
By Cambridge University Press
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ean: 9781107698789, isbn: 1107698782,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 263 reviews
This pioneering volume illuminates the practice of giving, endowing and exchanging gifts in the early Middle Ages, from Anglo-Saxon England to the Islamic world. Focusing especially on the language associated with medieval gift giving, this important new work examines how people visualized and thought about gift giving and, importantly, how they distinguished between the giving of gifts and other social, economic, political and religious exchanges. The authors demonstrate that gift giving was

The Languages of Scandinavia: Seven Sisters of the North
By University of Chicago Press
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ean: 9780226493893, isbn: 022649389X,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 27 reviews
From fjords to mountains, schools of herring to herds of reindeer, Scandinavia is rich in astonishing natural beauty. Less well known, however, is that it is also rich in languages. Home to seven languages, Scandinavia has traditionally been understood as linguistically bifurcated between its five Germanic languages (Danish, Norwegian, Swedish, Icelandic, and Faroese) and its two Finno-Ugric ones (Finnish and Sámi). In The Languages of Scandinavia, Ruth H. Sanders takes a pioneering approach:

Language and Power: Exploring Political Cultures in Indonesia
By Benedict R O g Anderson
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ean: 9789793780405, isbn: 9793780401,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 57 reviews
In this lively book, Benedict R. O'G. Anderson explores the cultural and political contradictions that have arisen from two critical facts in Indonesian history: that while the Indonesian nation is young, the Indonesian nation is ancient originating in the early seventeenth-century Dutch conquests; and that contemporary politics are conducted in a new language. Bahasa Indonesia, by peoples (especially the Javanese) whose cultures are rooted in medieval times. Analyzing a spectrum of examples

History of How the Spaniards Arrived in Peru (Relasýýion de como los Espaýýoles Entraron en el Peru), Dual-Language Edition (English and Spanish Edition)
By Brand: Hackett Pub Co
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ean: 9780872208285, isbn: 0872208281,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 50 reviews
Catherine Julien's new translation of Titu Cusi Yupanqui's Relasçion de como los Españoles Entraron en el Peru--an account of the Spanish conquest of Peru by the last indigenous ruler of the Inca empire--features student-oriented annotation, facing-page Spanish, and an Introduction that sets this remarkably rich source in its cultural, historical, and literary contexts.Used Book in Good Condition.

The Language of the Corpse: The Power of the Cadaver in Germanic and Icelandic Sorcery
By Three Hands Press
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ean: 9781945147036, isbn: 1945147032,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 111 reviews
Among the ancient Germanic peoples there existed a highly developed stream of magical belief and practice devoted to, and stemming directly from, the dead. While it is difficult for the modern mind to understand these beliefs, it was simply an acknowledged matter of fact that a tremendous wellspring of virtuous power dwelt among the physical remains of the once living, be they man or beast, long after the spirit abandons flesh.In this book, the author has gathered together disparate elements of

The Language Instinct: How the Mind Creates Language
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ean: 9780141980775, isbn: 014198077X,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 101 reviews
Language InstinctPENGUIN GROUP.

Language: An Introduction to the Study of Speech (Cambridge Library Collection - Linguistics)
By Cambridge University Press
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ean: 9781108063784, isbn: 1108063780,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 9 reviews
Among the most influential figures in the development of modern linguistics, the American scholar Edward Sapir (1884-1939) notably promoted the connection between anthropology and the study of language. His name is also associated with that of his student in the Sapir-Whorf principle of linguistic relativity, the hypothesis that the structure of a language affects how its speakers conceptualise the world. In this seminal work, first published in 1921, Sapir lucidly introduces his ideas about

Living Language in Kazakhstan: The Dialogic Emergence of an Ancestral Worldview (Central Eurasia in Context)
By University of Pittsburgh Press
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mpn: 9780822964605, ean: 9780822964605, isbn: 0822964600,

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Eva-Marie Dubuisson provides a fascinating anthropological inquiry into the deeply ingrained presence of ancestors within the cultural, political, and spiritual discourse of Kazakhs. In a climate of authoritarianism and economic uncertainty, many people in this region turn to their forebearers for care, guidance, and advice, invoking them on a daily basis. This “living language” creates a powerful link to the past and a stable foundation for the present. Through Dubuisson’s participatory,

The Lost Language of Symbolism Volume One
By Brand: Book Tree
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ean: 9781585090709, isbn: 1585090700,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 141 reviews
Mining information from mythology, folklore, religious texts, and fairy tales from around the world, a foremost expert on symbols explains word origins and their meanings. The ultimate symbols are the letters and words in language as Bayley moves beyond mere pictures to understand the vital messages that have been ignored or lost across the centuries.Used Book in Good Condition.

The Welsh Language: A History
By University of Wales Press
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mpn: 10 black and white images, ean: 9781783160198, isbn: 1783160195,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 91 reviews
This accessible and comprehensive introduction traces the development of the Welsh language from its origins, which extend back at least 2,500 years within Britain, to the present day, when about half a million people around the world speak Welsh.             Janet Davies offers a broad historical survey, looking at Welsh-language culture from sixth-century heroic poetry to television and pop music in the late twentieth century.  She considers the public status of the language from

How Language Began: The Story of Humanity's Greatest Invention
By Tantor Audio
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Mankind has a distinct advantage over other terrestrial species: we talk to one another. But how did we acquire the most advanced form of communication on Earth? Daniel L. Everett, a ''bombshell'' linguist and ''instant folk hero'' (Tom Wolfe, Harper's), provides in this sweeping history a comprehensive examination of the evolutionary story of language, from the earliest speaking attempts by hominids to the more than 7,000 languages that exist today. Although fossil hunters and linguists have

Latin Key Words (Oleander Language & Literature)
By Brand: Oleander Press
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ean: 9780906672693, isbn: 0906672694,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 265 reviews
Quickly Master Basic Latin by Building a Practical Vocabulary Fast! New – Completely revised and updated BONUS: Includes complimentary PDF version for use on your mobile, tablet or PC.* A simple, fast, proven way to learn Latin with ease Easy units - your confidence grows as your vocabulary grows Created by Cambridge University Classics Fellow Dr Jerry Toner Latin Key Words provides an easy route to mastering excellent basic Latin. Easy-to-learn Unit Structure gets you the words you need to

Latin: Story of a World Language
By Belknap Press: An Imprint of Harvard University Press
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ean: 9780674659964, isbn: 0674659961,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 20 reviews
The mother tongue of the Roman Empire and the lingua franca of the West for centuries afterward, Latin survives today primarily in classrooms and texts. Yet this ''dead language'' is unique in the influence it has exerted across centuries and continents. Jürgen Leonhardt offers the story of the first ''world language'', from antiquity to the present..

Manners in Rwanda: Basic Knowledge on Rwandan Culture, Customs, and Kinyarwanda Language (Multilingual Edition)
By Inkwater Press
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mpn: colour illustrations, ean: 9781629012544, isbn: 1629012548,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 102 reviews
If someone out there is planning on going to Rwanda, I would highly recommend picking up this book. It's light in tone, often humorous, and entails almost everything you will meet in terms of challenges and general wonderment when embarking on a surreal journey to Rwanda. The practical advice here will really help on your trip. Some amazing interactions with locals and cultural experiences make the book interesting. For those of you who are obsessed with the sheer variety in the many types of

Defying Maliseet Language Death: Emergent Vitalities of Language, Culture, and Identity in Eastern Canada
By Brand: University of Nebraska Press
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ean: 9780803243637, isbn: 0803243634,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 144 reviews
Published through the Recovering Languages and Literacies of the Americas initiative, supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation  Today, indigenous communities throughout North America are grappling with the dual issues of language loss and revitalization. While many communities are making efforts to bring their traditional languages back through educational programs, for some communities these efforts are not enough or have come too late to stem the tide of language death, which occurs when

Languages of the Pre-Columbian Antilles
By Brand: University Alabama Press
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ean: 9780817351236, isbn: 081735123X,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 199 reviews
A linguistic analysis supporting a new model of the colonization of the Antilles before 1492. This work formulates a testable hypothesis of the origins and migration patterns of the aboriginal peoples of the Greater Antilles (Cuba, Jamaica, Hispaniola, and Puerto Rico), the Lucayan Islands (the Commonwealth of the Bahamas and the Crown Colony of the Turks and Caicos), the Virgin Islands, and the northernmost of the Leeward Islands, prior to European contact. Using archaeological data as

Holt Literature and Language Arts: Spelling Lessons and Activities Grade 6
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ean: 9780554021317, isbn: 0554021315,

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Translated by John Henry Freese Alfred John Church and William Jackson BrodribbUsed Book in Good Condition.

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