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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 ...
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

The horologicon
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FROM THE AUTHOR OF THE SUNDAY TIMES NUMBER ONE BESTSELLER THE ETYMOLOGICON. 'Reading The Horologicon in one sitting is very tempting' Roland White, S...
Sounds fascinating
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How do you pronounce biopic, synod, and Breughel? - and why? Do our cake and archaic sound the same? Where does the stress go in stalagmite? What's od...

The horologicon
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FROM THE AUTHOR OF THE SUNDAY TIMES NUMBER ONE BESTSELLER THE ETYMOLOGICON. 'Reading The Horologicon in one sitting is very tempting' Roland White, S...
Compact advanced. Student's book with answers with CD-ROM
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A focused, 50-60 hour course for the revised Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) exam from 2015. The Student's Book with answers provides C1-level stud...

The Cambridge handbook of areal linguistics
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Providing a contemporary and comprehensive look at the topical area of areal linguistics, this book looks systematically at different regions of the w...
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 ...
Bagels, bumf & buses
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Where do our everyday words come from? The bagel you eat for breakfast, the bumf you have to wade through at the office, and the bus that takes you ho...

The horologicon
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FROM THE AUTHOR OF THE SUNDAY TIMES NUMBER ONE BESTSELLER THE ETYMOLOGICON. 'Reading The Horologicon in one sitting is very tempting' Roland White, S...
The Cambridge Handbook of historical syntax
Our Price: £94.50
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...

Compact first. Student's book without answers
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Highly focused preparation for the revised 2015 Cambridge English: First (FCE) course in 50-60 core hours. This Student's Book without answers provid...
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 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.
The creole debate
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Creoles have long been the subject of debate in linguistics, with many conflicting views, both on how they are formed, and what their political and li...

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...