Perception and Cognition in Language and Culture

Edited by Alexandra Y. Aikhenvald, Cairns Institute, James Cook University and Anne Storch, University of Cologne

Status: 
€101,00
$140.00
ISBN13: 
9789004233676
E-ISBN: 
9789004210127
Publication Date: 
January 2013
Format: 
Hardback
Publication Type: 
Pages, Illustr.: 
xx, 230 pp.
Imprint: 
Language: 
ISSN: 
1879-5412
Volume: 
3

Christopher Joby, Hankuk University of Foreign Studies

In this volume, Chris Joby offers a detailed account of the knowledge and use of Dutch in a range of social domains in early modern Britain.
Series: 
Volume: 
10
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004285187
Expected: 
January 2015

Angeliki Alvanoudi, Language and Culture Research Centre, James Cook University

In this book, Angeliki Alvanoudi explores the relation between grammatical gender in person reference, culture and cognition in Greek interaction.
Series: 
Volume: 
9
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004283145
Expected: 
November 2014

Edited by Matthias Brenzinger, University of Cape Town and Iwona Kraska-Szlenk, University of Warsaw

The Body in Language provides theoretical reflections on grammaticalization, lexical semantics, philosophy, multimodal communication as well as on cognitive linguistics in general. Case studies discuss the embodiment in a wide range of languages and from diverse cultures on various continents.
Series: 
Volume: 
8
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004274280
Publication date: 
July 2014

Gerd Carling, Lund University. In Collaboration with Lenny Lindell and Gilbert Ambrazaitis

Scandoromani: Remnants of a Mixed Language is a study of the language of the Swedish and Norwegian Romano, an official minority language in Sweden and Norway, which has been spoken in these countries since the early 16th century.
Series: 
Volume: 
7
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004266445
Publication date: 
January 2014

Nancy C. Dorian

In Small-Language Fates and Prospects Nancy C. Dorian gathers findings from decades of documenting a Scottish Gaelic dialect in sharp decline, presenting detailed evidence of contraction and loss while also drawing lessons for maintenance and revitalization in other endangered-language settings.
Series: 
Volume: 
6
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004230514
Publication date: 
May 2014

Julianne Maher

In The Survival of People and Languages: Schooners, Goats and Cassava in St. Barthelemy, French West Indies, Julianne Maher examines the enigmatic linguistic complexity of the island of St. Barthélemy in the French Caribbean, analyzes its four language varieties and traces the social history...
Series: 
Volume: 
5
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004183261
Publication date: 
August 2013

Tomoko Arakaki, Okinawa Christian University

This is the first comprehensive investigation of evidentials in Luchuan. Arakaki proposes that Luchuan has a grammatical evidential system, with one direct evidential and three indirect evidentials. Various cross-linguistic issues are discussed, opening new horizons for the study of evidentiality.
Series: 
Volume: 
4
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004230538
Publication date: 
June 2013

Edited by Lars Johanson, University of Mainz, and Martine Robbeets, University of Mainz

Copies versus Cognates in Bound Morphology puts genealogical and areal explanation for shared morphology in a balanced perspective. Lars Johanson and Martine Robbeets provide nothing less than the foundations for a new perspective on diachronic linguistics between genealogical and areal linguistics.
Series: 
Volume: 
2
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004224070
Publication date: 
July 2012

Robin Sabino, Auburn University

In Language Contact in the Danish West Indies: Giving Jack His Jacket, Robin Sabino draws on fieldwork with a last speaker and research from a range of disciplines laying bare the crucial roles of community and resistance in creole genesis.
Series: 
Volume: 
1
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004225404
Publication date: 
July 2012

Gerrit J. Dimmendaal, University of Cologne

In this volume, Gerrit J. Dimmendaal discusses the interaction between language, cognition, and culture in an African context with special focus on the cultural construction of meaning through language.
Series: 
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004222441
Expected: 
February 2015