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  • Of Grammatology
    Of Grammatology (English, 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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  • A Rulebook for Arguments
    A Rulebook for Arguments (English, Paperback) Anthony Weston

    Offers an introduction to the art of writing and assessing arguments, organised around specific rules, each illustrated and explained soundly but briefly. This work is suitable for writers who seek straightforward guidance about how to assess arguments and how to cogently construct them.

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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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  • 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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  • Unflattening
    Unflattening (English, Paperback) Nick Sousanis

    The primacy of words over images has deep roots in Western culture. But what if the two are inextricably linked in meaning-making? In this experiment in visual thinking, drawn in comics, Nick Sousanis defies conventional discourse to offer readers a stunning work of graphic art and a serious inquiry into the ways humans construct knowledge.

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Womanist Interpretations of the Bible
    Womanist Interpretations of the Bible (English, Paperback) Gay L Byron $45.15 $49.95
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  • Translation: A Very Short Introduction
    Translation: A Very Short Introduction (English, Paperback) Matthew Reynolds

    Translation is everywhere, giving us dubbed films, and access to foreign news and the literature of other cultures. Considering subtitling, interpreting, and adaptations, Matthew Reynolds reveals how translation is changing radically in the new age of electronic media.

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