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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 Sapiens Why has human history unfolded so differently across the ...
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 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...
A brief history of the verb to be
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A journey through linguistic time and space, from Aristotle through the twentieth century's era of syntax, in search of a dangerous verb and its sig...

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 ...
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...

Linguistics
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Written by David Hornsby, who is a current Linguistics lecturer and researcher at theUniversity of Kent, Linguistics - The Essentials is designed to g...
McGraw-Hill Education 400 must-have words for the TOEFL
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Publisher's Note: Products purchased from Third Party sellers are not guaranteed by the publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online ...

Practical English usage
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Fully revised and updated, and now available online and in print.
The stories of linguistics
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What is the nature of human language? How did it originate? How are different languages connected?Exploring over two thousand years of human enquiry, ...

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...
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...

Pop goes the weasel
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In Pop Goes the Weasel, Albert Jack explores the strange and fascinating histories behind the nursery rhymes we thought we knew, showing that their re...
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...

Language change
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How and why do languages change? Where does the evidence of language change come from? How do languages begin and end? This introduction to language c...
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.

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: ...
Chambers dictionary of etymology
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With over 30,000 entries, Chambers Dictionary of Etymology is a prestigious and scholarly dictionary that explains where English words come from. An i...

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...
All that glisters ...
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Quotations - or snippets from them - are commonly used in everyday speech, most often without the speaker knowing where they came from. From words of ...

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