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An Etymological Dictionary of the English Language
By Andesite Press
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4.3 out of 5 stars with 67 reviews
This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible. Therefore, you will see the original copyright references, library stamps (as most of these works have been housed in our most important libraries around the world), and other notations in the work.This work is in the public domain in the United States of

Complete Middle Egyptian: (Learn Beginner Hieroglyphs) (Complete Language Courses)
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ean: 9781473609792, isbn: 1473609798,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 145 reviews
Designed for complete beginners, and tested for years with real learners, Complete Middle Egyptian offers a bridge from the textbook to the real world, enabling you to learn the grammar, access inscriptions in documents and monuments and even teaching you how to draw hieroglyphs yourself.Structured around key artefacts and introducing both the original hieroglyphs and transliteration (for easier understanding) this course also features: -16 learning units plus pronunciation section, grammar

The Omaha Language and the Omaha Way: An Introduction to Omaha Language and Culture
By University of Nebraska Press
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ean: 9780803211476, isbn: 0803211473,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 278 reviews
Published through the Recovering Languages and Literacies of the Americas initiative, supported by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation  The Omaha Language and the Omaha Way provides a comprehensive textbook for students, scholars, and laypersons to learn to speak and understand the language of the Omaha Nation. Mark Awakuni-Swetland, Vida Woodhull Stabler, Aubrey Streit Krug, Loren Frerichs, and Rory Larson have collaborated with elder speakers, including Alberta Grant Canby, Emmaline Walker

A Key Into the Language of America: The First Book of American Indian Languages, Dating to 1643 - With Lessons Concerning the Tribes’ Wars, History, Culture and Lore
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ean: 9781985749566, isbn: 9781985749566,

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Roger Williams' guide to the language of the Native American tribes was the first of its kind ever published; as well as linguistic instruction, we receive stunning insights into the culture and customs of the New England tribes. This historic text was written to accomplish two goals: Firstly, it is a practical, instructional guidebook written with the colonial society in mind. Particularly where religious missions are concerned, but also in general, the author feels that colonialists should

The Indo-Aryan Languages (Routledge Language Family Series)
By Routledge
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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 Indo-Aryan, Middle Indo-Aryan and Modern Indo-Aryan, this language family supplies a historical documentation of language change over a longer period than any other subgroup of Indo-European. This volume is

Languages and Dialects in the U.S.: Focus on Diversity and Linguistics
By Routledge
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ean: 9780415728607, isbn: 0415728606,

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Languages and Dialects in the U.S. is a concise introduction to linguistic diversity in the U.S. for students with little to no background in linguistics. The goal of the editors of this collection of fourteen chapters, written by leading experts on the language varieties discussed, is to offer students detailed insight into the languages they speak or hear around them, grounded in comprehensive coverage of the linguistic systems underpinning them. The book begins with ''setting the stage''

The Language of Democracy: Political Rhetoric in the United States and Britain, 1790–1900
By Brand: University of Virginia Press
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mpn: 12ill., ean: 9780813923444, isbn: 0813923441,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 180 reviews
Tracing the history of political rhetoric in nineteenth-century America and Britain, Andrew W. Robertson shows how modern election campaigning was born. Robertson discusses early political cartoons and electioneering speeches as he examines the role of each nation’s press in assimilating masses of new voters into the political system. Even a decade after the American Revolution, the authors shows, British and American political culture had much in common. On both sides of the Atlantic,

Biblical Greek Language and Lexicography
By William B. Eerdmans
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ean: 9780802822161, isbn: 0802822169,

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As the basis of modern translations of the Scriptures, biblical Greek and lexicography are disciplines vital to our understanding of the original Christian message. This volume, which celebrates the career of Frederick W. Danker, presents the state of the art in Greek and biblical language studies. Amid the important topics of discussion are how one discovers the meaning of words, current tools available to students of language, and the approach being used in the latest New Testament and

An Elementary Grammar with Full Syllabary and Progresssive Reading Book, of the Assyrian Language, in the Cuneiform Type (Cambridge Library Collection - Linguistics)
By Cambridge University Press
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ean: 9781108077958, isbn: 1108077951,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 255 reviews
Archibald Henry Sayce (1845-1933) became interested in Middle Eastern languages and scripts while still a teenager. Old Persian and Akkadian cuneiform had recently been deciphered, and in the early 1870s the translation of part of the epic tale of Gilgamesh attracted considerable publicity. Based at Oxford, the young philologist Sayce published several books on Assyrian in quick succession. In the preface to this 1875 teaching grammar/reader, he notes that in just three years since the

American Language (American Crossroads)
By University of California Press
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ean: 9780520297074, isbn: 9780520297074,

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An American Language is a tour de force that revolutionizes our understanding of U.S. history. It reveals the origins of Spanish as a language binding residents of the Southwest to the politics and culture of an expanding nation in the 1840s. As the West increasingly integrated into the United States over the following century, struggles over power, identity, and citizenship transformed the place of the Spanish language in the nation. An American Language is a history that reimagines what it

Motherfoclóir: Dispatches from a Not So Dead Language
By Head of Zeus
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ean: 9781786691866, isbn: 9781786691866,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 156 reviews
Motherfoclóir [focloir means ''dictionary'' and is pronounced like a rather more vulgar English epithet] is a book based on the popular Twitter account @theirishfor. As the title suggests, Motherfoclóir takes an irreverent, pun-friendly and contemporary approach to the Irish language. The translations are expanded on and arranged into broad categories that allow interesting connections to be made, and sprinkled with anecdotes and observations about Irish and Ireland itself, as well as

The Story of Human Language
By The Great Courses
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Language defines us as a species, placing humans head and shoulders above even the most proficient animal communicators. But it also beguiles us with its endless mysteries, allowing us to ponder why different languages emerged, why there isn't simply a single language, how languages change over time and whether that's good or bad, and how languages die out and become extinct. Now you can explore all of these questions and more in an in-depth series of 36 lectures from one of America's leading

Language of the Third Reich: LTI: Lingua Tertii Imperii (Bloomsbury Revelations)
By Bloomsbury Academic
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ean: 9781472507211, isbn: 1472507215,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 122 reviews
A labourer, journalist and a professor who lived through four successive periods of German political history – from the German Empire, through the Weimar Republic and the Nazi state through to the German Democratic Republic – Victor Klemperer is regarded as one of the most vivid witnesses to a tumultuous century of European history. First published in 1957, The Language of the Third Reich arose from Klemperer's conviction that the language of the Third Reich helped to create its culture. As

Empires of the Word: A Language History of the World
By Harper Perennial
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mpn: 20880994, ean: 9780060935726, isbn: 9780060935726,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 179 reviews
Nicholas Ostler's Empires of the Word is the first history of the world's great tongues, gloriously celebrating the wonder of words that binds communities together and makes possible both the living of a common history and the telling of it. From the uncanny resilience of Chinese through twenty centuries of invasions to the engaging self-regard of Greek and to the struggles that gave birth to the languages of modern Europe, these epic achievements and more are brilliantly explored, as are the

Languages and Scripts (People Of India) (Vol 9)
By Oxford University Press
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ean: 9780195643930, isbn: 0195643933,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 174 reviews
This comprehensive survey of India's languages shows that Indian languages are largely derivative of the ethnic community or territory where the language is used, and describes how languages are distributed into different language families. The authors suggest that in language-contact situations the incidence of bilingualism is extremely high: it is not uncommon for tribals to speak up to four languages, and despite the dominance of a regional language, all of the States and Union Territories

Language and National Identity in Africa (Oxford Linguistics)
By Andrew Simpson
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mpn: 19 maps, ean: 9780199286751, isbn: 0199286752,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 54 reviews
This book focuses on language, culture, and national identity in Africa. Leading specialists examine countries in every part of the continent - Egypt, Morocco, Sudan, Senegal, Mali, Sierra Leone, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Nigeria, Cameroon, Congo, Kenya, Tanzania, Zanbia, South Africa, and the nations of the Horn, Ethiopia, Eritrea, Djibouti, and Somalia. Each chapter describes and examines the country's linguistic and political history and the relation of its languages to national, ethnic, and

Languages and Nations: The Dravidian Proof in Colonial Madras
By University of California Press
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4.2 out of 5 stars with 297 reviews
British rule of India brought together two very different traditions of scholarship about language, whose conjuncture led to several intellectual breakthroughs of lasting value. Two of these were especially important: the conceptualization of the Indo-European language family by Sir William Jones at Calcutta in 1786--proposing that Sanskrit is related to Persian and languages of Europe--and the conceptualization of the Dravidian language family of South India by F.W. Ellis at Madras in

The American Language: An Inquiry into the Development of English in the United States, 4th Edition
By Knopf
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ean: 9780394400754, isbn: 0394400755,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 231 reviews
A modified, one-volume edition of Mencken's classic analysis of American English.

A Grammar of Crow (Studies in the Native Languages of the Americas)
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mpn: 121 tables, ean: 9780803221963, isbn: 0803221967,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 23 reviews
Crow, a Siouan language spoken on the Crow Reservation in southeastern Montana, remains one of the most vital Native American languages, with several thousand speakers. A Grammar of Crow is the first detailed description of the Crow language in a contemporary linguistic framework. Randolph Graczyk draws on more than thirty-five years of daily contact with speakers of the language and his training as a linguist to offer an in-depth description and analysis of the crucial elements of the

Greek Today: A Course in the Modern Language and Culture
By Dartmouth
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ean: 9781584650331, isbn: 1584650338,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 60 reviews
Greek Today presents an up-to-date communicative approach for students of Modern Greek. Aimed at the introductory to intermediate levels, it is a completely revised and expanded edition of the popular Demotic Greek I. Presenting material that relates to a wide range of cultural interests, the textbook offers twelve lessons with a total of sixty grammar points, all conveyed through dialogues that present the realities experienced by young people and adults in contemporary Greece. Lessons are

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