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French A Language Map

Author : Kristine K. Kershul
ISBN : 0944502016
Genre : Foreign Language Study
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A patented lamination process allows Language Maps® to fold and unfold in a snap without tearing in addition to being durable, weatherproof, compact, sturdy, easy to use, and much lighter and discreet than a dictionary or phrasebook. Contains over 1000 words and phrases split into important sections covering the basics for any trip. Language Maps® are so beautifully illustrated that all travellers will be proud to use them in any setting, whether dining in an expensive restaurant or buying tickets to a museum. Display box also available -- Ask for details.
Category: Foreign Language Study


Author : Catherine Tatiana Dunlop
ISBN : 9780226173023
Genre : History
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The period between the French Revolution and the Second World War saw an unprecedented proliferation of mapmaking and map reading across modern European society. This book explores the age of cartophilia through the story of mapmaking in the disputed French-German borderland of Alsace-Lorraine. During the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, both French and Germans claimed Alsace-Lorraine as part of their national territories, fighting several bloody wars with each other that resulted in four changes to the borderland s nationality. In the process, the contested territory became a mapmaker s laboratory, a place subjected to multiple visual interpretations and competing topographies. And the mapmakers were not just professional border surveyors but rather people from all walks of life, including linguists, ethnographers, historians, priests, and schoolteachers. Empowered by their access to affordable new printing technologies and motivated by patriotic ideals, these popular mapmakers redefined the meaning and purpose of European borders during the age of nationalism."
Category: History

Language Mapping

Author : Jürgen Erich Schmidt
ISBN : 9783110219166
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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The Handbook of Language Mapping aims to explore the core methodological and theoretical approaches of linguistic cartography. In both empirical and theoretical linguistics, the spatial variation of language is of increasing interest and the visualization of language in space is therefore also of growing significance. It is the precondition for correct data interpretation. But how does it work? What has to be considered when drawing a map? And how has the problem been tackled so far? This book provides answers to such questions by taking a closer look at the theoretical issues surrounding cartography and at the concrete practice of mapping. The fundamental issues raised are addressed particularly well, since linguistic geography is not only one of the domains with a lengthy tradition, it is also one of the most progressive fields in linguistics. At the same time, because of their visual primacy, linguistic maps directly confront the challenges of human perception and aesthetics. In this context, envisioning the fruits of language mapping is a fascinating and inspiring endeavor, not just for experts. With its accessible texts and wealth of full-color images, the handbook not only represents a comprehensive manual serving the interests of a variety of readers, it also fills a gap in the ongoing linguistic discourse.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines


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ISBN : UOM:39015071099538
Genre : Bibliography
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Vols. for 1871-76, 1913-14 include an extra number, The Christmas bookseller, separately paged and not included in the consecutive numbering of the regular series.
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Quick Revision Chapterwise Mind Maps Class 12 English Core

Author : Disha Experts
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The ebook ‘Quick revision Chapterwise mind- maps’ Class-12 English Core covers 17 chapters of NCERT This ebook is unique and the mind maps are designed in the most comprehensive manner. Mind maps are extremely helpful in faster recall and quick revision Asset for students to excel in CBSE board exam.

Brittany And Normandy

Author : Greg Ward
ISBN : 1843530767
Genre : Travel
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'The Rough Guide to Brittany & Normandy' is now in its 8th edition and is the most user-friendly and up-to-date guide available to this fascinating region. A full colour introduction section includes all the essential pre-trip information and a stunning colour photo section of the region's highlights from Monet's garden at Giverny to the Bayeuax tapestry. For every part of this region there are insightful reviews of the best places to stay, eat and drink for all budgets. Supporting this contemporary insight there are thoughtfully researched articles on the region's history, music, festivals and cuisine.
Category: Travel

The Bookseller

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ISBN : UIUC:30112081497288
Genre : Bibliography
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Mapping Discord

Author : Jeffrey N. Peters
ISBN : 0874138477
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Mapping Discord examines a series of allegorical maps published in France during the seventeenth century that cast in spatial terms a number of heated aesthetic and social debates. It discusses the convergence of map-making and literary creation in the context of early modern cartographic practice, and demonstrates that the unique language of allegorical cartography raises important theoretical questions about the relations between rationalist discourses of science and the figural designs of imaginative writing. In detailed analyses of the imaginary maps that appeared in seventeenth-century novels and stories, as well as of maps, atlases, and geographic treatises produced by professional scholars and engineers of the period, Mapping Discord considers the ideological structure and uses of cartographic language, and argues that allegorical maps have much to tell us about the potential capacity of every map to operate as a visual metaphor for power. Illustrated, Jeffrey N. Peters is Associate Professor of French at the University of Kentucky.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

The New Psychology Of Language

Author : Michael Tomasello
ISBN : 9781317693482
Genre : Psychology
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From the point of view of psychology and cognitive science, much of modern linguistics is too formal and mathematical to be of much use. The New Psychology of Language volumes broke new ground by introducing functional and cognitive approaches to language structure in terms already familiar to psychologists, thus defining the next era in the scientific study of language. The Classic Edition volumes re-introduce some of the most important cognitive and functional linguists working in the field. They include a new introduction by Michael Tomasello in which he reviews what has changed since the volumes were first published and highlights the fundamental insights of the original authors. The New Psychology of Language volumes are a must-read for anyone interested in understanding how cognitive and functional linguistics has become the thriving perspective on the scientific study of language that it is today.
Category: Psychology

Flirting With French

Author : William Alexander
ISBN : 9781616204259
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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In this “charming memoir,” a determined Francophile pursues fluency in the language he loves—and we read along to find out if it will ever love him back (Kirkus Reviews). William Alexander is more than a Francophile. He wants to be French. If only he could speak the language. In Flirting with French, Alexander eats, breathes, and sleeps au français. He travels to France, where mistranslations send him bicycling off in all sorts of wrong directions. At an immersion class in Provence where he faces the riddle of masculine breasts, feminine beards, and a turkey cutlet of uncertain gender, he wonders if he should’ve taken up golf instead. While playing hooky from grammar lessons and memory techniques, Alexander reports on the riotous workings of the Académie Française, the centuries-old institution charged with keeping the language pure; explores the science of human communication, learning why it’s harder for fifty-year-olds to learn a second language than it is for five-year-olds. Never giving up his quest for fluency, Alexander discovers that studying French may have had a far greater impact on his life than actually learning to speak it ever would. “Alexander proves that learning a new language is an adventure of its own—with all the unexpected obstacles, surprising breakthroughs and moments of sublime pleasure traveling brings.” —Julie Barlow, author of The Bonjour Effect
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Language Contact At The Romance Germanic Language Border

Author : Jeanine Treffers-Daller
ISBN : 1853596272
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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The current volume brings together sociolinguistic analyses of language contact along the Romance Germanic Language Border, shedding more light on the variable and the universal elements in language contact and shift. It covers the whole range of the border, from French Flanders through South Tirol. Every part of it has been treated by outstanding experts. They describe the current state of the art in 'their' portion of the language border and include information on the legal and/or practical status of the language border and the status and function of all languages concerned. Attitudinal and language planning initiatives as well as the standardisation status of the regionally official and minority languages are discussed. Language borrowing, code switching and other language contact phenomena are analysed in detail.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Hide This French Book 101

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ISBN : 9812467602
Genre : Foreign Language Study
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This book contains 101 of the hottest French expressions, including fun illustrations and easy-to-read pronunciation. Inside you'll find cool ways to say hi and bye, love lingo, language for fashionistas, partying French style, tech talk, and more.
Category: Foreign Language Study

Step Into Africa

Author : Caroline Starbird
ISBN : 0943804876
Genre : Africa
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Contains a series of lessons designed to provide young students with a look at contemporary Africa and give them an appreciation of the diversity of nations and cultures found on the continent. Lessons are based on readings from: Africa is not a country / Margy Burns Knight and Mark Melnicove. Brookfield, Conn. : Millbrook Press, c2000.
Category: Africa

Women Gender And Language In Morocco

Author : Fatima Sadiqi
ISBN : 9789004128538
Genre : Social Science
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This text is an original investigation in the complex relationship between women, gender, and language in a Muslim, multilingual, and multicultural setting. Moroccan women's use of monolingualism (oral literature) and multilingualism (code-switching) reflects their agency and gender-role subversion in a heavily patriarchal society.
Category: Social Science