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  • Verbal Judo
    Verbal Judo (English, Paperback) George Thompson

    Verbal Judo is the martial art of the mind and mouth that can show you how to be better prepared in every verbal encounter. Listen and speak more effectively, engage people through empathy (the most powerful word in the English language), avoid the most common conversational disasters, and use proven strategies that allow you to successfully communicate your point of view and take the upper hand...

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  • Of Grammatology
    Of Grammatology (Multiple languages, Paperback) Jacques Derrida

    One of contemporary criticism's most indispensable works, Of Grammatology is made even more accessible and usable by this new release.

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  • Learning Latin the Ancient Way
    Learning Latin the Ancient Way (Multiple languages, Paperback) Eleanor Dickey

    This book makes ancient Latin-learning materials usable by modern students for the first time.

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  • Italian All-in-One For Dummies
    Italian All-in-One For Dummies (Multiple languages, Mixed media product) Antonietta Di Pietro, Francesca Romana Onofri

    Learn to speak Italian like a native? Easy. Italian All-in-One For Dummies appeals to those readers looking for a comprehensive, all-encompassing guide to mastering the Italian language.

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  • Quack This Way
    Quack This Way (English, Paperback) Founder Bryan Garner, David Foster Wallace

    David Foster Wallace was at the center of late-20th-century American literature, Bryan A. Garner at that of legal scholarship and lexicography. It was language that drew them together. The wide-ranging interview reproduced here memorializes 67 minutes of their second and final evening together, in February 2006. It was DFW's last long interview, and the only one devoted exclusively to language and...

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  • What Kind of Creatures are We?
    What Kind of Creatures are We? (English, Hardback) Noam Chomsky

    In clear, precise, and non-technical language, Chomsky elaborates on fifty years of scientific development in the study of language, sketching how his own work has implications for the origins of language, the close relations that language bears to thought, and its biological basis. Moving from language and mind to society and politics, he concludes with a philosophical defense of libertarian socialism.

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  • A Secret Vice
    A Secret Vice (Hardback) J. R. R. Tolkien

    First ever critical study of Tolkien's little-known essay, which reveals how language invention shaped the creation of Middle-earth and beyond, to George R R Martin's Game of Thrones.

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  • The Best American Magazine Writing 2016
    The Best American Magazine Writing 2016 (English, Paperback) Sid Holt

    This year's Best American Magazine Writing features outstanding writing on contentious issues including incarceration, policing, sexual assault, labor, technology, and environmental catastrophe. Selections include Paul Ford's ambitious "What Is Code?" (Bloomberg Businessweek), an innovative explanation of how programming works, and "The Really Big One," by Kathryn Schulz (The New Yorker), which...

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  • Holy Sh*t
    Holy Sh*t (English, Paperback) Melissa Mohr

    A humorous, trenchant and fascinating examination of how Western culture's taboo words have evolved over the millennia.

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  • Pre-Suasion
    Pre-Suasion (English, CD-Audio) Robert Cialdini

    The author of the legendary bestseller Influence, social psychologist Robert Cialdini shines a light on effective persuasion and reveals that the secret doesnÂ’t lie in the message itself, but in the key moment before that message is delivered.What separates effective communicators from truly successful persuaders? Using the same combination of rigorous scientific research and accessibility that...

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  • Introducing Second Language Acquisition
    Introducing Second Language Acquisition (English, Paperback) Muriel Saville-Troike, Karen Barto

    Third edition of the leading interdisciplinary introduction to second language acquisition, covering linguistic, psychological and social aspects.

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  • Going Deeper with New Testament Greek
    Going Deeper with New Testament Greek (English, Hardback) Dr Andreas J Kostenberger, Benjamin L Merkle

    Designed for those with a basic knowledge of Greek, Going Deeper with New Testament Greek is a user-friendly textbook for intermediate Greek courses at the college or seminary level.

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  • Disarming Scripture
    Disarming Scripture (Paperback) Derek Flood

    A GOD OF LOVE AND GENOCIDE? For many Christians the problem of violence in Scripture can result in a crisis of faith--especially when we see how such passages have been used throughout history to justify horrific bloodshed in God's name. Moving beyond typical conservative and liberal approaches, which seek to either defend or whitewash over violence in the Bible, Disarming Scripture takes a...

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  • The Elements of Style
    The Elements of Style (English, Paperback) William Strunk Jr

    The Elements of Style by William Strunk, Jr. is a prescriptive American English writing style guide comprising eight "elementary rules of usage", ten "elementary principles of composition", "a few matters of form", a list of forty-nine "words and expressions commonly misused", and a list of fifty-seven "words often misspelled". In 2011, Time magazine listed The Elements of Style as one of the 100...

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  • Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus (Chiron Academic Press - The Original Authoritative Edition)
    Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus (Chiron Academic Press - The Original Authoritative Edition) (Paperback) Ludwig Wittgenstein

    <em>THE TRACTATUS LOGICO-PHILOSOPHICUS</em> is the only book-length philosophical work published by the Austrian philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein in his lifetime. The project had a broad aim - to identify the relationship between language and reality and to define the limits of science - and is recognized as a significant philosophical work of the twentieth century. Wittgenstein wrote...

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  • Barron's 500 Flash Cards of American Sign Language
    Barron's 500 Flash Cards of American Sign Language (English) Geoffrey S Poor

    Full-color photos on flash cards present close-ups of a model demonstrating 500 American Sign Language (ASL) signs. The meanings, brief descriptions of hand and arm motions, and related words are listed on the reverse side of each card. Correct formations of hand shapes and facial expressions are clearly shown to eliminate any possible confusion regarding intended word meanings. Where appropriate,...

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  • Language of the Third Reich
    Language of the Third Reich (English, Paperback) Victor Klemperer

    Originally published in English: London; New Brunswick, N.J.: Athlone Press, 2000.

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