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            You Talkin' To Me?: The Unruly History of New York English

            You Talkin' To Me?: The Unruly History of New York English (Hardback)

            By White (Assistant Professor, English, Assistant Professor, English, Stony Brook University)

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            You Talkin' to Me? explores the hidden history of English in New York City - a history that encompasses social class, immigration, culture, economics, and, of course, real estate. Elyse Graham illuminates a new dimension of the city's landscape through entertaining stories of New... York's most famous characters and cultural institutions, from Broadway to the newsroom.
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            ISBN 9780190657215
            Released AU 15 Jun 2020
            Publisher Oxford University Press (S1)
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series The Dialects of North America
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            Niuean: Predicates and Arguments in an Isolating Language
             

            Niuean: Predicates and Arguments in an Isolating Language (Hardback)

            By Massam, Diane

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            This volume explores predication in Niuean, an endangered Polynesian language spoken on the island of Niue and in New Zealand. It extends our understanding of cross-linguistic sentence structure and grammatical case, and will be of interest to scholars in the fields of Austronesi...an linguistics, typology, and theoretical linguistics.
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            ISBN 9780198793557
            Released AU 9 Apr 2020
            Publisher Oxford University Press (S3)
            Interest Age General Audience
            Series Oxford Studies of Endangered Languages
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            Through the Language Glass: Why The World Looks Different In Other Languages
              

            Through the Language Glass: Why The World Looks Different In Other Languages (Paperback)

            By Deutscher, Guy

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            An odyssey that takes us from Homer to Darwin, from scientists to savages, from the corridors of Yale to the rivers of the Amazon, from how to name the rainbow to why Russian water - a 'she' - become a 'he' once you have dipped a tea bag into her. It explores some of the fascinat...ing questions about language, culture and the human mind.
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            ISBN 9780099505570
            Released AU 1 Apr 2011
            Publisher Cornerstone
            Interest Age 14+ years
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            Toku Reo, Toku Ohooho: Ka Whawhai Tonu Matou
              

            Toku Reo, Toku Ohooho: Ka Whawhai Tonu Matou (Trade Paperback / Paperback, Maori language ed.)

            By Winitana, Chris

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            (Maori language version) After over 150 years of colonisation, a number of tenacious and determined Maori individuals have struggled to ensure the survival of their language. This book, co-published with Te Taua Whiri i te Reo Maori, describes the revival of the Maori language th...rough Waitangi Tribunal claims and the establishment of Maori institutions such as kohanga reo, the Maori Language Commission, Maori Broadcasting Authority and Maori Television. It includes interviews and photographs of key people and events.
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            ISBN 9781869693787
            Published AU 1 Jul 2011
            Publisher Huia Publishers
            Interest Age 14+ years
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            My Language, My Inspiration
              

            My Language, My Inspiration (Paperback)

            By Winitana, Chris

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            English language version) After over 150 years of colonisation, a number of tenacious and determined Maori individuals have struggled to ensure the survival of their language. This book, co-published with Te Taua Whiri i te Reo Maori, describes the revival of the Maori language t...hrough Waitangi Tribunal claims and the establishment of Maori institutions such as kohanga reo, the Maori Language Commission, Maori Broadcasting Authority and Maori Television. It includes interviews and photographs of key people and events.
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            ISBN 9781869693794
            Published AU 1 Jul 2011
            Publisher Huia Publishers
            Interest Age 14+ years
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            What's Their Story?: A History of Australian Words
             

            What's Their Story?: A History of Australian Words (Paperback)

            By Moore, Bruce

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            At last the real stories behind some of Australia's unique and best-loved words are ready to be told. A companion volume to Bruce Moore's highly-successful Speaking Our Language, this collection tells the story of Australian words through their histories and thematic and structur...al associations.
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            ISBN 9780195575002
            Published AU 5 Nov 2010
            Publisher Oxford University Press (S1)
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            Dress, Sex and Text in Chinese Culture

            Dress, Sex and Text in Chinese Culture (Paperback, illustrated edition)

            Edited by Finnane, Antonia; By McLaren, Anne E.; University, Monash; Edited by McLaren, Anne

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            In their introduction, the editors ask how contemporary Chinese men and women are reshaping constructions of gender roles in a time of dramatic social and economic transformation. Some of the 13 essays focus directly on this question, and all of them contribute to an understandin...g of its significanc
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            ISBN 9780732611743
            Published AU 1 Jan 1999
            Publisher FOOTPRINT BOOKS
            Interest Age 19+ years
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            Words Fail Me: A Journey Through Australia's Lost Language
             

            Words Fail Me: A Journey Through Australia's Lost Language (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Lunn, Hugh

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            This wonderful follow up o the best selling Lost for Words continues its humorous and nostalgic trip through our language.

            ISBN 9780733322518
            Published AU 1 Nov 2010
            Publisher ABC Books
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            Southerly Volume 69 No 2: Southerly at Seventy

            Southerly Volume 69 No 2: Southerly at Seventy (Paperback)

            By McMahon, Elizabeth

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            This 70th anniversary issue includes stories and poetry on the passing of time, new inter-generational relationships, the anachronisms of middle age, on the image and memory, the press of the lived present.

            ISBN 9781921556104
            Published AU 1 Apr 2010
            Publisher Brandl & Schlesinger Pty Ltd
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            The Indonesian Language: Its History and Role in Modern Society
             

            The Indonesian Language: Its History and Role in Modern Society (Paperback)

            By Sneddon, James N.

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            This title is a historical, social, cultural and linguistic study of Indonesian culture. It traces the origins and pre-colonial development of the language and the emergence of classical Malay from the 14th century. It challenges many assumptions about the simplicity of the Indon...esian language.
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            ISBN 9780868405988
            Published AU 1 Jul 2003
            Publisher UNSW Press
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