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Perspectives on Arabic Linguistics XXVIII

Author: Eric Potsdam and Youssef A. Haddad  |  Isbn: 9789027200327  |  File size: 17MB  |  Year: 2016  |  Pages: 260  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture This volume makes important contributions to the growing body of descriptive and theoretical studies in Arabic linguistics. It focuses on the rich...

Klossowski, l'incommunicable: Lectures complices de Gide, Bataille et Nietzsche

Author: Slaven Waelti  |  Isbn:  |  File size: 5.87MB  |  Year: 2016  |  Pages:  |  Language: French  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture Tenter de communiquer l’incommunicable, c’est se frotter à un paradoxe. Car si le langage est général, le « fond de l’âme » est singulier, et seule est...

Classic Maya Polities of the Southern Lowlands: Integration, Interaction, Dissolution

Author: Damien B. Marken and James L. Fitzsimmons  |  Isbn: 9781607324126  |  File size: 5.7MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 272  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture Classic Maya Polities of the Southern Lowlands investigates Maya political and social structure in the southern lowlands, assessing,...

Exploring the Second Language Mental Lexicon

Author: David Singleton  |  Isbn: 978-0521555340  |  File size: 19MB  |  Year: 1999  |  Pages: 360  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture Unlike many recent books on L2 vocabulary and processing, this volume does not set out to offer a complex perspective of the L2 lexicon, but rather represents a...

Klossowski, l'incommunicable: Lectures complices de Gide, Bataille et Nietzsche

Author: Slaven Waelti  |  Isbn:  |  File size: 5.87MB  |  Year: 2016  |  Pages:  |  Language: French  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture Tenter de communiquer l’incommunicable, c’est se frotter à un paradoxe. Car si le langage est général, le « fond de l’âme » est singulier, et seule est...

Long-Vowel Shifts in English, c. 1050-1700: Evidence from Spelling

Author: Gjertrud Flermoen Stenbrenden  |  Isbn: 9781107055759  |  File size: 13MB  |  Year: 2016  |  Pages: 362  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture The English language has undergone many sound changes in its long history. Some of these changes had a profound effect on the pronunciation of the...

American Popular Music: Folk

Author: Richard Carlin  |  Isbn: 9780816053131  |  File size: 5MB  |  Year: 2006  |  Pages: 286  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture American popular music reflects a rich cultural diversity. From Aaron Copland to Miles Davis to Elvis Presley to Muddy Waters, the United States has produced some of...

Space & Events: Spatial PPS & Motion VPS

Author: Sameerah Tawfeeq Saeed  |  Isbn: 9781443889056  |  File size: 2MB  |  Year: 2016  |  Pages: 325  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture This book presents a study of the internal syntax and semantics of spatial PPs, as well as their role and contribution in motion events when combined with...

Abstracts in Academic Discourse: Variation & Change

Author: Marina Bondi and Rosa Lorés Sanz  |  Isbn: 9783034314831  |  File size: 2MB  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 361  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture The book brings together a rich variety of perspectives on abstracts as an academic genre. Drawing on genre analysis and corpus linguistics, the...

A Brief History of Germany

Author: Jason Philip Coy  |  Isbn: 9780816081424  |  File size: 14MB  |  Year: 2010  |  Pages: 288  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture The story of Germany, a key player in global diplomatic and economic affairs, is crucial to our understanding of global history and the contemporary world. Covering...

Language & Identity in the Balkans

Author: Robert D. Greenberg  |  Isbn: 9780199258154  |  File size: 11MB  |  Year: 2004  |  Pages: 200  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture Against a backdrop of the ethnic strife in the Balkans and the collapse of Yugoslavia in 1991, Robert Greenberg describes how the languages of Croatia, Bosnia,...

Alexandre D'Aphrodise, Commentaire Perdu a la "Physique" D'Aristote (Livres IV-VIII)

Author: Marwan Rashed  |  Isbn: 9783110186789  |  File size: 7.1MB  |  Year: 2011  |  Pages: 660  |  Language: French  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture The no longer extant commentary by Alexander of Aphrodisias (approx. 200 AD) on Aristotle s Physics is one of the most important works of antiquity, as a source text...

he Edinburgh History of Scottish Literature

Author: Ian Brown, Susan Manning, and Thomas Clancy  |  Isbn: 9780748624829  |  File size: 1MB  |  Year: 2006  |  Pages: 368  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture In almost a century since the First World War ended, Scotland has been transformed in many rich ways. Its literature has been an essential...

The Ottoman Empire

Author: Mehrdad Kia  |  Isbn: 9780313344404  |  File size: 1MB  |  Year: 2008  |  Pages: 248  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture The Ottoman Empire was one of the most powerful empires in history, known for its military prowess, multi-cultural make-up, and advances in art and architecture....

Spreading the Dhamma

Author: Daniel M Veidlinger  |  Isbn: 9780824830243  |  File size: 2MB  |  Year: 2006  |  Pages: 259  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture How did early Buddhists actually encounter the seminal texts of their religion? What were the attitudes held by monks and laypeople toward the written and oral...

Associated Press Stylebook

Author: Norm Goldstein  |  Isbn: 9780917360213  |  File size: 3MB  |  Year: 2002  |  Pages:  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture The Associated Press Stylebook and Briefing on Media Law, usually called the AP Stylebook, is an English grammar style and usage guide created by American journalists...

Writing Arguments: A Rhetoric with Readings, 10th Edition

Author: John C. Bean, John D. Ramage, and June Johnson  |  Isbn: 978-0321906731  |  File size: 35.2MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 608  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture For courses in Argument and Research. The most thorough theoretical foundation available Writing Arguments: A Rhetoric with...

The Curse of the Crocodile God

Author: Kate Simkins  |  Isbn: 9781405318389  |  File size: 9MB  |  Year: 2007  |  Pages: 48  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture Witness murder and mystery in the land of the pharaohs. Watch the past come to life in this gripping comic-book tale. Travel back in time to Ancient Egypt and meet Methen,...

700 Classroom Activities

Author: D Seymour, David Seymour, and Maria Popova  |  Isbn: 9781405017770  |  File size: 9.4MB  |  Year: 2006  |  Pages: 160  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture This is a book which does exactly what it says on the cover. It provides a huge instant repertoire of teaching ideas – including both...

Classic, Romantic & Modern

Author: Jacques Barzun  |  Isbn: 9780226038520  |  File size: 59.3MB  |  Year: 1975  |  Pages: 272  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture Drawing from the works of influential figures in art and literature, the author traces the development of romanticism from classicism and the emergence of the modern...