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The United States of English: The American Language from Colonial Times to the Twenty-First Century

£21.99

Rosemarie Ostler

9780197647295
Hardback
29 November 2023

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Digital Grooming: Discourses of Manipulation and Cyber-Crime

£25.99

Nuria Lorenzo-Dus

9780190845186
Paperback
23 March 2023

Oxford Studies in Sociolinguistics

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Language and Mediated Masculinities: Cultures, Contexts, Constraints

£25.99

Robert Lawson

9780190081058
Paperback
20 March 2023

Studies in Language and Gender

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Intertextuality 2.0: Metadiscourse and Meaning-Making in an Online Community

£25.99

Cynthia Gordon

9780197643440
Paperback
27 February 2023

Oxford Studies in Sociolinguistics

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Spanish in Chicago

£25.99

Kim Potowski, Lourdes Torres

9780199326150
Paperback
24 February 2023

Oxford Studies in Sociolinguistics

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To Be Real: Truth and Racial Authenticity in African American Standup Comedy

£19.99

Lanita Jacobs

9780190870089
Paperback
21 December 2022

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English Begins at Jamestown: Narrating the History of a Language

£25.00

Tim William Machan

9780198846369
Hardback
29 September 2022

English Begins at Jamestown explores how people tell and have told the story of English, from its Indo-European origins to its present-day status as a global language. It shows that there are better, worse, and wrong ways to relate the language's history, even if there cannot necessarily be one correct way.

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A History of German: What the Past Reveals about Today's Language

Second Edition

£23.49

Joseph Salmons

9780198723028
Paperback
30 August 2018

This textbook provides a detailed introduction to the development of the German language from prehistory to the present. This second edition has been extensively revised to include coverage of syntactic change, sociolinguistics, language variation, and language contact, as well as more detailed definitions and background information for beginners.

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An Introduction to Multilingualism: Language in a Changing World

£20.99

Florian Coulmas

9780198791119
Paperback
14 December 2017

Oxford Textbooks in Linguistics

This book offers an introduction to the many facets of multilingualism in a changing world, bringing in approaches from linguistics, sociology, history, political philosophy, and psychology. It provides the basic tools to analyse different kinds of multilingualism, and suggests questions and problems for discussion at the end of each chapter.

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Multilingualism: A Very Short Introduction

£8.99

John C. Maher

9780198724995
Paperback
25 May 2017

Very Short Introductions

John C. Maher explains why societies everywhere have become more multilingual, despite the disappearance of hundreds of the world languages. He considers our notion of language as national or cultural identities, and discusses why nations cluster and survive around particular languages even as some territories pursue autonomy or nationhood.

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Slang: A Very Short Introduction

£8.99

Jonathon Green

9780198729532
Paperback
25 February 2016

Very Short Introductions

What words qualify as slang? Should slang be acknowledged as a language in itself? And what does the digital revolution mean for the future of slang? In this Very Short Introduction, Jonathon Green addresses these questions, considering the etymology, dating, and spelling of the words that have invaded and shaped the English language.

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Sociolinguistics: A Very Short Introduction

£8.99

John Edwards

9780199858613
Paperback
25 July 2013

Very Short Introductions

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Rhetoric: A Very Short Introduction

£8.99

Richard Toye

9780199651368
Paperback
28 March 2013

Very Short Introductions

Society's attitudes to rhetoric are often very negative. Here, Richard Toye provides an engaging, historically informed introduction to rhetoric, from Ancient Greece to the present day. Wide-ranging in its scope, this Very Short Introduction is the essential starting point for understanding the art of persuasion.

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