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A Comparative Dictionary of the Indo-Aryan Languages. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: TURNER, R.L. School of Oriental and African Studies series

Price: $300.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press, London, 1966,: 1966

Seller ID: 73982


TURNER, R.L. A Comparative Dictionary of the Indo-Aryan Languages. London : Oxford University Press, 1966. First Printing. Pp. [i]-xx,[1]-841,(3). Double column. Large 4to, green cloth with gilt lettering to spine. "Indo-aryan is the term applied to that branch of Indo-European languages which was brought into India by the Aryans and of which the oldest recorded form is to be found in the hymns of Rgveda. From this there developed on the one hand a literary medium, called Sanskrit, which has been the vehicle down almost to the present day of a vast literature; and on the other ... View more info

Abnormal Types of Nootka in Speech / Noun Reduplication in Comox, a Salish Language of Vancouver Island

By: SAPIR, E. Geological Survey: Memoir 62, Anthropological Series No. 5 Geological Survey: Memoir 63 Anthropological Series No. 6

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Government Printing Bureau, 1915,:

Seller ID: 57519


SAPIR, E. Abnormal Types of Nootka in Speech. Geological Survey: Memoir 62, Anthropological Series No. 5. Ottawa: Government Printing Bureau, 1915. Pp. 21. With one folding chart. -bound with- SAPIR, E. Noun Reduplication in Comox, a Salish Language of Vancouver Island. Geological Survey: Memoir 63 Anthropological Series No. 6. Ottawa: Government Printing Bureau, 1915. Pp. 53. 8vo, grey card covers, black titles to front and spine Spine rubbed, owner's name inkstamped to front cover, else vg. 40.00 View more info

Acadiens et leurs langues : Quand le francais est minoritaire. 2nd ed.

By: DUBOIS, Lise et Annette BOUDREAU GERIN, Pierre CICHOCKI, Wladyslaw POIRIER, Claude

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Editions d'Acadie, Moncton, 1996, ISBN:2760003361:

Seller ID: 94610


DUBOIS, Lise et Annette BOUDREAU, sous la direction de. Les Acadiens et leur(s) langue(s) : Quand le français est minoritaire . Actes du colloque sousla direction de Lise Dubois et Annette Boudreau. (Moncton, N.-B.): Édition s d'Acadie, (1996). Deuxième Édition, revue et corrigée. Pp. (6),7-324,(2).8vo, printed pale blue card covers. Organisé par loe Centre de recherce en linguistique appliquée de l'Université de Moncton et tenu du 19 au 21 août 1994. Contents: 1. Jean-Michel Charpentier's "Les variétés dialectales fra nçaises et leur influence sur les parlers acadiens: le prob... View more info

Advances in the Sociology of Language. Volume I - Basic Concepts, Theories and Problems : Alternative Approaches. Volume II - Selected Studies and Applications.

By: FISHMAN, Joshua A. (ed.). LABOV, William GRIMSHAW, Allen D. ERVIN-TRIPP, Susan M.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Mouton, The Hague / Paris, 1971,:

Seller ID: 98762


FISHMAN, Joshua A. (ed.). Advances in the Sociology of Language. Volume I -Basic Concepts, Theories and Problems : Alternative Approaches. Volume II – Selected Studies and Applications. The Hague / Paris : Mouton, 1971-1972.Pp [1]-418,(2); [1]-534,(2),+ 2 folding plates/maps. Figures. Tables. Inde x. 8vo, green card covers, French flaps. Contents : Volume I : Preface (by Joshua A. Fishman); Sociolinguistics (by Susan M. Ervin-Tripp); SocioJinguistics (by Allen D. Grimshaw); The Study of Language in its Social Context (by William Labov); The Sociology of Language: An Interdisciplinary Social ... View more info

Advances in the Study of Societal Multilingualism.

By: FISHMAN, Joshua A. (ed.). MEISEL, John de VRIES, John SCOTTON, Carol Myers

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Mouton Publishers, The Hague / Paris / New York , 1978, ISBN:9027977429:

Seller ID: 98303


FISHMAN, Joshua A. (ed.). Advances in the Study of Societal Multilingualism. The Hague / Paris / New York : Mouton Publishers, (1978). Student Edition. Pp [i]-xiii,(3),1-842,(2). Illustrated. Maps. Index. 8vo, red card covers. Contents : Part One: Language Contact. 1. Bilingualism, Language Contact,and Immigrant Languages in the United States. A Research Report, 1956-1970 (by Einar Haugen). 2. Some (German-English) Language Contact Phenomena at the Discourse Level (by Michael G. Clyne). 3. Triglossia and Swahili-English Bilingualism in Tanzania (by M. H. Abdulaziz Mkilifi). Part Two: LanguageM... View more info

Africa in Soviet Studies [1968] Annual

By: SOLODOVNIKOV, V. G. (editor-in-chief)

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Nauka Publishing House, Central Department of Oriental Literature, Moscow, 1969,:

Seller ID: 110763


SOLODOVNIKOV, V. G. (editor-in-chief). Africa in Soviet Studies [1968] Annual. U.S.S.R. Academy of Sciences, Africa Institute. Moscow : Nauka Publishing House, Central Department of Oriental Literature, 1969. Pp (2),3-[310],(2),+ errata slip at rear. 8vo, black cloth spine lettered in silver, white paper covered boards lettered in red, black and white. Contents : [Papers] V. G. Solodovnikov's "The Soviet Union and Africa"; L.I. Aleksandrovskaya and L. V. Goncharov's "Some Trends of Development of African Economies"; Yu.N. Cherkasov's "The Mutiny Against Independent Africa&#... View more info

Afrikaner Dissidents: A Social Psychological Study of Identity and Dissent.Multilingual Matters 39.

By: LOUW-POTGIETER, Jona.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Multilingual Matters Ltd, Clevedon (UK) / Philadelphia , 1988, ISBN:1853590118:

Seller ID: 99373


LOUW-POTGIETER, Jona. Afrikaner Dissidents: A Social Psychological Study ofIdentity and Dissent. Clevedon (UK) / Philadelphia : Multilingual Matters Ltd, (1988). Pp (10),[1]-157,(1). Index. 8vo, red card covers. Lettered in white. Multilingual Matters 39. Contents : 1. A theory of Afrikaner identity. 2. Sampling and method. 3. The process of change: From a traditional Afrikaner to a dissident Afrikaner. 4. Social categorization: Who is an Afrikaner? 5. “They are still my people”: Residual social identity. 6. Group formation among Afrikaner dissidents. 7. A model of Afrikaner identity and d... View more info

Aglaich Eskimo Alphabet Book

By: ZIBELL, Wilfried. CANONGE, Don Drew.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Summmer Institute of Linguistics, Eskimo Language Workshop, University of Alaska, Fairbanks, Alaska, 1971,:

Seller ID: 107101


ZIBELL, Wilfried. Aglaich Eskimo Alphabet Book. Fairbanks, Alaska : SummmerInstitute of Linguistics, i cooperation with the Eskimo Language Workshop, University of Alaska, 1971. Pp (26),24-32,(3). Illustrated. 4to, red card covers, lettered in black, black cloth tape spine. Appendix : Additional words focusing on vowels; Words focusing on vowel length; Additional words focusing on consonants, Words focusing on consonant length. Notes for the teacher. Information stickers to front cover, institutional inkstamp, else very good. 20.00 View more info

Algonquin Dialect Relationships in Northwestern Quebec

By: GILSTRAP, Roger Mercury Series, Canadian Ethnology Service Paper No. 44 National Museum of Man

Price: $30.00

Publisher: National Museums of Canada, Ottawa, 1978,:

Seller ID: 58279


GILSTRAP, Roger. Algonquin Dialect Relationships in Northwestern Quebec. Ottawa: National Museums of Canada, 1978. Pp. (1),i-vi,(1),1-70,(2). 4to, white printed card covers, black titles to front and spine. National Museum ofMan, Mercury Series, Canadian Ethnology Service Paper No. 44. A report on the dialect relationships which exist between five Algonquin communities ofnorthwestern Quebec: Amos, Lac Simon, maniwaki, Rapid Lake and Winneway. P revious owner's name, else vg . 30.00 View more info

Image for Alphabet : An Account of the Origin and Development of Letters.. in 2 vols.. Vol.I. Semitic Alphabets. Vol.II. Aryan Alphabets.

Alphabet : An Account of the Origin and Development of Letters.. in 2 vols.. Vol.I. Semitic Alphabets. Vol.II. Aryan Alphabets.

By: TAYLOR, Isaac

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Kegan Paul, trench, & Co., London, 1883,:

Seller ID: 51727


TAYLOR, Isaac. The Alphabet : An Account of the Origin and Development of Letters. In Two Volumes. Vol.I. Semitic Alphabets. Vol.II. Aryan Alphabets. London : Kegan Paul, Trench, & Co., 1883. Pp 358 + 32 pp. publisher's catalogue dated 10/83; 398. Illustrated. 8vo, brown cloth, gilt illustration to front boards, top edges gilt. Chapters: 1. The Inventors of Writing, 2. TheOrigin of the Alphabet, 3. The Primitive Letters, 4. The Phoenician Alphab et, 5. The Aramean Alphabets, 6. The South Semitic Alphabets; 7. The Greek Alphabet, 8. Alphabets of Hellenic Origin; 9. The Iranian Alphabets; 10.Ind... View more info

Alphabet Revisited

By: JAQUITH, James R.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: 1983,:

Seller ID: 80973


JAQUITH, James R. The Alphabet Revisited. Halifax : Department of Anthropology, Saint Mary's University, June, 1983. Pp (2),[1]-116. 4to, black comb-bound, grey blank card covers. “This report attempts, with special referenceto English, to advance scholarly understanding of the nature and functioni ng of the kind of writing known as alphabetic. A great deal more data are adduced than in previous graphemic considerations of English, one consequence of which has been the recognition and description of a unit – the phonographeme – which links letter graphs functionally to segmental phonemes... View more info

American Indian Languages and American Linguistics : Papers of The Second Golden Anniversary Symposium of the Linguistic Society of America, Held at the University of California, Berkeley, on November 8 and 9, 1974

By: CHAFE, Wallace L. (ed.)

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Peter de Ridder Press, Lisse, 1976, ISBN:9031600865:

Seller ID: 102545


CHAFE, Wallace L. (ed.). American Indian Languages and American Linguistics: Papers of The Second Golden Anniversary Symposium of the Linguistic Soci ety of America, Held at the University of California, Berkeley, on November8 and 9, 1974. Lisse : The Peter de Ridder Press, 1976. Pp (4),[5]-133,(3) . 8vo, yellow card covers, lettered in black. Contents : Wallace L. Chafe's"Preface"; Einar Haugen's "Introductory Remarks"; Dell Hymes's "The Americ anist Tradition" and Discussion by Bruce Rigsby; Kanneth Hale's "Theoretical Linguistics in Relation to American Indian Co... View more info

Analyse Linguistique et Ethnocentrisme : essai sur la structure du mot en inukitut

By: LOWE, Ronald National Museum of Man, Mercury Series : Paper 70

Price: $25.00

Publisher: National Museums of Canada, 1981,:

Seller ID: 57472


LOWE, Ronald. Analyse Linguistique et Ethnocentrisme : essai sur la structure du mot en inukitut. National Museum of Man, Mercury Series: Canadian Ethnology Service Paper No. 70. Ottawa: National Museums of Canada, 1981. Pp. 126. Text in French. 4to, white card covers, black titles to front and spine. A study of the structure of the Inuit language. Front top corner creased, else vg. 25.00 View more info

Analysis of Knowledge and Valuation. 2D PR no dj.

By: LEWIS, Clarence Irving Paul Carus Lectures Seventh Series, 1945.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Open Court , 1950,:

Seller ID: 36365


LEWIS, Clarence Irving. An Analysis of Knowledge and Valuation. La Salle, Ill.: The Open Court Pub. Co., (1950). Second printing. Pp 568. 8vo, green cloth. The Paul Carus Lectures Seventh Series, 1945. Slightly rubbed, owner's signature, else vg. 30.00 View more info

Annotated Collection of Mongolian Riddles

By: TAYLOR, Archer Transactions of the American Philosophical Society: New Series 44:03 1954

Price: $50.00

Publisher: American Philosophical Society, 1954,:

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TAYLOR, Archer. An Annotated Collection of Mongolian Riddles. Transactions of the American Philosophical Society held at Philadelphia for promoting useful knowledge. New Series - Volume 44, Part 3, 1954. Philadelphia: The American Philosophical Society, August 1954. Pp. 319-425. Includes over 1000 riddles with comparative notes and explanations. Double column. 4to, brown card covers, black titles to front and spine. Vg. 50.00 View more info

Anthropological Study of Play : Problems and Prospects

By: LANCY, David F. and B. Allan TINDALL (eds.) TINDALL, B. Allan Association for the Anthropological Study of Play)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Leisure Press, 1976,:

Seller ID: 57509


LANCY, David F. and B. Allan TINDALL (eds.). The Anthropological Study of Play : Problems and Prospects. Proceedings of the First Annual Meeting of the Association for the Anthropological Study of Play. Cornwall, NY: Leisure Press, (1976). Pp. 245. 8vo, green card covers, blue spine with white titles. Includes: I. Theoretical Approaches in the Study of Play; II. Ethnographic Studies of Children's Games in Traditional and Acculturating Societies; III. Linguistics and Ethnosemantic Analyses of Playforms; IV. Expressive Aspects of Play; V. Observational Study of Play in Primates and Young Childre... View more info

Anthropology of Space. in dj.

By: PINXTEN, Rik, Ingrid VAN DOOREN, and Frank HARVEY VAN DOOREN, Ingrid HARVEY, Frank WERNER, Oswald, foreword

Price: $60.00

Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press, Philadelphia, 1983, ISBN:0812278798:

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PINXTEN, Rik, Ingrid VAN DOOREN, and Frank HARVEY. The Anthropology of Space. Foreword by Oswald Werner. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1983. Pp. [i]-x,(2),[1]-240,(4). 8vo, maroon cloth with gilt lettering to spine. "...the first workable model of a non-Western culture's view of spatial relationships. [Pinxten] examines the extensive and complex natural philosophy of the Navajo, using a 'processual' or dynamic view of Navajo thought. In his probe into the rich but barely studied Navajo knowledge system, Pinxten evolves a wholly new methodology for lexicographic and semant... View more info

Applied Sociolinguistics. In the Applied Languages Studies series.

By: TRUDGILL, Peter (ed.). GILES, Howard CHESHIRE, Jenny FOXCROFT, Tina

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Academic Press / Harcourt Brace Jovanovich Publishers, London, 1984, ISBN:0127012206:

Seller ID: 99635


TRUDGILL, Peter (ed.). Applied Sociolinguistics. London : Academic Press / Harcourt Brace Jovanovich Publishers, (1984). Pp [i]-xii,1-271,(3). Figures. Index. 8vo, blue cloth, lettered in white. In the Applied Languages Studies series. Contents : 1. Introduction (by Peter Trudgill). 2. Comprehensionand Context: Successful Communication ?and Communication Breakdown (by Les ley Milroy). 3. The Relationship between Language and Sex in English (by Jenny Cheshire). 4. Sociolinguistic Methodology and the Identification of Speakers' Voices in Legal Proceedings (by James Milroy). 5. Good Copy - Bad Ne... View more info

Approaches to Gramsci. First Edition, softcover

By: SASSOON, Anne Showstack (ed.)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Writers and Readers, London, 1982, ISBN:0906495563:

Seller ID: 106421


SASSOON, Anne Showstack (ed.). Approaches to Gramsci. (London) : Writers and Readers, (1982). First Edition. Pp (8),9-254,(2). Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated white card covers, lettered in black and red. Antonio Gramsci (1891-1937) was an Italian Marxist theoretician and politician. He wrote on political theory, sociology and linguistics. He was a founding member and one-time leader of the Communist Party of Italy and was imprisoned by Benito Mussolini's Fascist regime. Gramsci is best known for his theory of cultural hegemony, which describes how states use cultural institutions to maintain po... View more info

Arctic: Journal of the Arctic Institute of North America. Vol. 12, No. 1 toVol. 13, No. 4, March 1959 to December 1960.

By: Arctic Journal

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Arctic Institute of North America, Montreal , 1959,:

Seller ID: 94931


(Arctic). Arctic : Journal of the Arctic Institute of North America. Vol. 12, No. 1 to Vol. 13, No. 4, March 1959 to December 1960. Montreal : Arctic Institute of North America, 1959-1960. Pp [1]-256,(2),[1]-280,(2),+ large folding map in rear pocket of Vol. 13, No. 2. Illustrated. Index. 8vo, greencloth, gilt lettering to spine. Contents : Vol. 12 (1) : Bogs and Fens in the Hudson Bay Lowlands (by Hugo Sjors); Some Structural and Thermal Characteristics of Snow Shelters (by Robert W. Eisner and William O. Pruitt, Jr.); Recent Studies of the North Magnetic Dip Pole (by K. Whitham, E. I. Loomer... View more info