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The ancient Egyptian language
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This book, the first of its kind, examines how the phonology and grammar of the ancient Egyptian language changed over more than three thousand years ...
A dictionary of R.A.F. slang
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For ANYONE WHO IMAGINES THEMSELVES FLYING A SPITFIRE.Drop your visiting cards, put aside your beer-lever, stop being a half-pint hero and discover the...

Languages of the world
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What do all human languages have in common and in what ways are they different? How can language be used to trace different peoples and their past? As...
The lost world of the Torah
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Our handling of what we call biblical law veers between controversy and neglect. On the one hand, controversy arises when Old Testament laws seem either odd beyond comprehension or positively reprehensible. On the other, neglect results when we consider the law obsolete. Even readers who do attempt to make use of the Old Testament 'law' often find

Guns, germs and steel
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'A book of big questions, and big answers' Yuval Noah Harari, bestselling author of SapiensWITH A NEW AFTERWORD FROM THE AUTHOR Why has human history ...
Writing. Ages 3-5 Workbook
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Level: EYFSSubject: EnglishAn engaging Writing activity book to really help boost your child's progress at every stage of their learning! Fully in lin...

A history of language
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This second edition of Steven Roger Fischer's fascinating book charts the history of communication from a time before human language was conceived of ...
The secret life of language
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This book looks at how language has evolved around the globe from ancestral proto-languages to our recognisable modern tongues. It demonstrates how la...

The Cambridge Handbook of historical syntax
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Change is an inherent feature of all aspects of language, and syntax is no exception. While the synchronic study of syntax allows us to make discoveri...
May we borrow your language?
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The English language that is spoken by one billion people around the world is a linguistic mongrel, its vocabulary a diverse mix resulting from centur...

Work on your phrasal verbs
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A workbook that introduces the most frequently used phrasal verbs in English and shows you how to use them effectively.Collins Work on your Phrasal Ve...
The cabinet of linguistic curiosities
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Paul Anthony Jones has unearthed a wealth of strange and forgotten words: illuminating some aspect of the day, or simply telling a cracking good yarn, each reveals a story. Written with a light touch that belies the depth of research it contains, this is both a fascinating compendium of etymology and a captivating historical miscellany.

A brief history of the verb to be
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Beginning with the early works of Aristotle, the interpretation of the verb to be runs through Western linguistic thought like Ariadne's thread. As it unravels, it becomes intertwined with philosophy, metaphysics, logic and even with mathematics, so much so that Bertrand Russell showed no hesitation in proclaiming that the verb to be was a disgrace
Handwriting. Age 5-7 Bumper book
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Level: KS1Subject: EnglishAn engaging bumper Handwriting activity book to really help boost your child's progress at every stage of their learning! In...

Morphosyntactic change
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Particle verbs (combinations of two words but lexical units) are a notorious problem in linguistics. Is a particle verb like look up one word or two? ...
Times tables. Age 7-11 Bumper book
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Level: KS2Subject: MathsAn engaging Times Tables activity book to really help boost your child's progress at every stage of their learning! Including ...

Comparative literature
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Comparative Literature is both the past and the future of literary studies. Its history is intimately linked to the political upheavals of modernity: ...
The English language
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The English language is spoken by more than a billion people throughout the world. But where did English come from? And how has it evolved into the la...

Work on your idioms
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A workbook that introduces the most frequently used idioms in English and shows you how to use them effectively.Collins Work on your Idioms is a new p...
The architecture of language
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In this book, Noam Chomsky reflects on the history of 'generative enterprise' - his approach to the study of languages that revolutionized our understanding of human languages and other cognitive systems.