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The Dictionary People: The Unsung Heroes Who Created the Oxford English Dictionary
'[An] astonishing book' Sunday TimesWhat do three murderers, Karl Marx's daughter and a vegetarian v...
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The Language Game: How Improvisation Created Language and Changed the World
'Marvellously clear... playfully persuasive' Richard Dawkins'Full of Fascinating details. A delight...
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Greek to Me: Adventures of the Comma Queen
The beloved Comma Queen returns with a buoyant and charming book about language, love and the wine-d...
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Kingdom of Characters: A Tale of Language, Obsession, and Genius in Modern China
A riveting, masterfully researched account of the bold innovators who adapted the Chinese language t...
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What It All Means: Semantics for (Almost) Everything
How meaning works—from monkey calls to human language, from spoken language to sign language, from g...
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Poststructuralism: A Very Short Introduction
Poststructuralism challenges traditional ways of thinking about human beings and our relation to the...
The Babel Message: A Love Letter to Language
'Quite simply, and quite ridiculously, one of the funniest and most illuminating books I have ever r...
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The Dawn of Language: The Story of How We Came to Talk
“A model of popular-science writing” STEVEN POOLEWho was “the first speaker” and what was their firs...
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Changing Names: Tradition and Innovation in Ancient Greek Onomastics
Changing Names investigates, in relation to the ancient Greek world, the ways in which preferences i...
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Neurolinguistics (The MIT Press Essential Knowledge Series)
An accessible introduction to the study of language in the brain, covering language processing, lang...
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The Secrets of Words
Two distinguished linguists on language, the history of science, misplaced euphoria, surprising fact...
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Imaginary Languages: Myths, Utopias, Fantasies, Illusions, and Linguistic Fictions
An exploration of the practice of inventing languages, from speaking in tongues to utopian schemes o...
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It's All Greek: Borrowed Words and their Histories
Most of us are aware that the words for some of our most important concepts stem from ancient Greek...
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How We Understand Mathematics: Conceptual Integration in the Language of Mathematical Description
This volume examines mathematics as a product of the human mind and analyzes the language of "pure m...
Greek Language, Italian Landscape: Griko and the Re-Storying of a Linguistic Minority
Greek Language, Italian Landscape traces the transformation of language ideologies and practices of...
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