Released on 2009-08-07Categories Language Arts & Disciplines

Concise Encyclopedia of Pragmatics

Concise Encyclopedia of Pragmatics

Author: J.L. Mey

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 008096298X

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 1180

View: 808

Concise Encyclopedia of Pragmatics, Second Edition (COPE) is an authoritative single-volume reference resource comprehensively describing the discipline of pragmatics, an important branch of natural language study dealing with the study of language in it's entire user-related theoretical and practical complexity. As a derivative volume from Encyclopedia of Language and Linguistics, Second Edition, it comprises contributions from the foremost scholars of semantics in their various specializations and draws on 20+ years of development in the parent work in a compact and affordable format. Principally intended for tertiary level inquiry and research, this will be invaluable as a reference work for undergraduate and postgraduate students as well as academics inquiring into the study of meaning and meaning relations within languages. As pragmatics is a centrally important and inherently cross-cutting area within linguistics, it will therefore be relevant not just for meaning specialists, but for most linguistic audiences. Edited by Jacob Mey, a leading pragmatics specialist, and authored by experts The latest trends in the field authoritatively reviewed and interpreted in context of related disciplines Drawn from the richest, most authoritative, comprehensive and internationally acclaimed reference resource in the linguistics area Compact and affordable single volume reference format
Released on 1998Categories Language Arts & Disciplines

Encyclopedia of Bilingualism and Bilingual Education

Encyclopedia of Bilingualism and Bilingual Education

Author: Colin Baker

Publisher: Multilingual Matters

ISBN: 1853593621

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 758

View: 744

This encyclopedia is divided into three sections: individual bilingualism; bilingualism in society and bilingual education. It includes many pictures, graphs, maps and diagrams. The book concludes with a comprehensive bibliography on bilingualism.
Released on 2019-02-26Categories Music

The SAGE International Encyclopedia of Music and Culture

The SAGE International Encyclopedia of Music and Culture

Author: Janet Sturman

Publisher: SAGE Publications

ISBN: 9781483317748

Category: Music

Page: 2728

View: 903

The SAGE Encyclopedia of Music and Culture presents key concepts in the study of music in its cultural context and provides an introduction to the discipline of ethnomusicology, its methods, concerns, and its contributions to knowledge and understanding of the world's musical cultures, styles, and practices. The diverse voices of contributors to this encyclopedia confirm ethnomusicology's fundamental ethos of inclusion and respect for diversity. Combined, the multiplicity of topics and approaches are presented in an easy-to-search A-Z format and offer a fresh perspective on the field and the subject of music in culture. Key features include: Approximately 730 signed articles, authored by prominent scholars, are arranged A-to-Z and published in a choice of print or electronic editions Pedagogical elements include Further Readings and Cross References to conclude each article and a Reader’s Guide in the front matter organizing entries by broad topical or thematic areas Back matter includes an annotated Resource Guide to further research (journals, books, and associations), an appendix listing notable archives, libraries, and museums, and a detailed Index The Index, Reader’s Guide themes, and Cross References combine for thorough search-and-browse capabilities in the electronic edition
Released on 2008-05-01Categories Juvenile Nonfiction

Britannica Concise Encyclopedia

Britannica Concise Encyclopedia

Author: Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc.

Publisher: Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc.

ISBN: 9781593394929

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 2114

View: 441

Britannica Concise Encyclopedia is the perfect resource for information on the people, places, and events of yesterday and today. Students, teachers, and librarians can find fast facts combined with the quality and accuracy that have made Britannica the brand to trust. A tool for both the classroom and the library, no other desk reference can compare.
Released on 2010-02-09Categories Social Science

Encyclopedia of African American History [3 volumes]

Encyclopedia of African American History [3 volumes]

Author: Leslie M Alexander

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 9781851097746

Category: Social Science

Page: 1136

View: 599

A fresh compilation of essays and entries based on the latest research, this work documents African American culture and political activism from the slavery era through the 20th century. • Contributions from over 100 specialists on African America and the African diaspora • A spectacular selection of illustrations and photographs, such as a Kongo cosmogram, the African burial ground in New York City, and maps of the Triangular Trade and the Underground Railroad
Released on 2001Categories Reference

Facts about the World's Languages

Facts about the World's Languages

Author: Hw Wilson

Publisher: Hw Wilson Company

ISBN: UOM:39015054171973

Category: Reference

Page: 920

View: 199

Provides linguistic descriptions of a selected assortment of languages from renowned scholars, as well as historical and cultural information for each language.