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Download The Grammar of Japanese Mimetics

The Grammar of Japanese Mimetics

Culture | 12 | 13-12-2017, 13:14

Author: Kimi Akita, Noriko Iwasaki, and Peter Sells  |  Isbn: 9781138181908  |  File size: 1.6MB  |  Year: 2016  |  Pages: 252  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture Mimetic words, also known as ‘sound-symbolic words’, ‘ideophones’ or more popularly as ‘onomatopoeia’, constitute an important subset of the Japanese lexicon; we find them as well in the lexicons of other Asian...

Download Empire Families: Britons & Late Imperial India

Empire Families: Britons & Late Imperial India

Culture | 12 | 13-12-2017, 13:13

Author: Elizabeth Buettner  |  Isbn: 9780199249077  |  File size: 1.8MB  |  Year: 2004  |  Pages: 324  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture What was life like for the British men, women, and children who lived in late imperial India while serving the Raj? Empire Families treats the Raj as a family affair and examines how, and why, many remained linked with India over several generations. Due to the fact that...

Download Embodied Inquiry: Writing, Living & Being Through the Body

Embodied Inquiry: Writing, Living & Being Through the Body

Culture | 6 | 13-12-2017, 13:07

Author: Celeste Snowber  |  Isbn: 9463007547  |  File size: 3MB  |  Year: 2016  |  Pages: 103  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture Embodied Inquiry is offered to all who want to deepen the connection to their bodies. Here is the inspiration to see your body as a place of inquiry, learning, understanding and perceiving. Listening to the sensual knowing and aliveness within the body can inform our personal and...

Download The Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology: Characters & Collections

The Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology: Characters & Collections

Culture | 11 | 13-12-2017, 12:56

Author: Alice Stevenson  |  Isbn: 9781910634042  |  File size: 20MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 120  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture The Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology first opened its doors in 1915, and since then has attracted visitors from all over the world as well as providing valuable teaching resources. Named after its founder, the pioneering archaeologist Flinders Petrie, the Museum holds...

Download The SAGE Handbook of Rhetorical Studies

The SAGE Handbook of Rhetorical Studies

Culture | 9 | 13-12-2017, 12:05

Author: Andrea A. Lunsford, Kirt H. Wilson, and Rosa A. Eberly  |  Isbn: 9781412909501  |  File size: 4MB  |  Year: 2009  |  Pages: 712  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture The SAGE Handbook of Rhetorical Studies surveys the latest advances in rhetorical scholarship, synthesizing theories and practices across major areas of study in the field and pointing the way for future studies. Edited by Andrea A....

Download Localism versus Globalism in Morphology & Phonology

Localism versus Globalism in Morphology & Phonology

Culture | 9 | 13-12-2017, 12:02

Author: David Embick  |  Isbn: 0262514303  |  File size: 2MB  |  Year: 2010  |  Pages: 232  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture In Localism versus Globalism in Morphology and Phonology, David Embick offers the first detailed examination of morphology and phonology from a phase-cyclic point of view (that is, one that takes into account recent developments in Distributed Morphology and the Minimalist program)...

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Greek Tragedy & the Historian

Culture | 13 | 13-12-2017, 11:58

Author: Christopher Pelling  |  Isbn: 9780198149873  |  File size: 16MB  |  Year: 1997  |  Pages: 288  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture Tragedy was central to the experience of being a fifth-century Athenian citizen. Tragedy explored fundamental issues of religion, of ethics, of civic ideology, and we should expect it to be a central source for the reconstruction and analysis of the Athenian thought and...

Download Easy Tagalog: Learn to Speak Tagalog Quickly

Easy Tagalog: Learn to Speak Tagalog Quickly

Culture | 10 | 13-12-2017, 11:22

Author: Joi Barrios  |  Isbn: 9780804843140  |  File size: 11MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 224  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture Easy Tagalog brings the Tagalog language and culture of the Philippines alive, giving you all the basics you need to start speaking basic Tagalog immediately. The opening chapters introduce the essentials of Tagalog pronunciation and sentence construction, showing you how to...

Download The Transnational Mosque

The Transnational Mosque

Culture | 8 | 13-12-2017, 10:46

Author: Kishwar Rizvi  |  Isbn: 9781469621166  |  File size: 12.7MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 296  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture Kishwar Rizvi, drawing on the multifaceted history of the Middle East, offers a richly illustrated analysis of the role of transnational mosques in the construction of contemporary Muslim identity. As Rizvi explains, transnational mosques are structures built through the...

Download Studies on the Text of Macrobius' Saturnalia

Studies on the Text of Macrobius' Saturnalia

Culture | 15 | 12-12-2017, 20:32

Author: Robert Kaster  |  Isbn: 9780199751365  |  File size: 1MB  |  Year: 2010  |  Pages: 144  |  Language: English, Latin  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture Studies on the Text of Macrobius' Saturnalia is a companion to new editions of Macrobius' encyclopedic dialogue that are to appear in the Loeb Classical Library and the Oxford Classical Texts series. The first chapter reports the results of a new survey of all the extant...

Download Islamische Erziehung in Europa: Islamic Education in Europe

Islamische Erziehung in Europa: Islamic Education in Europe

Culture | 7 | 12-12-2017, 19:50

Author: Ednan Aslan  |  Isbn: 9783205783107  |  File size: 50MB  |  Year: 2016  |  Pages: 548  |  Language: German  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture Die Präsenz der MuslimInnen in Europa ist eine besondere Herauforderung für die hiesige Politik und die heutige Gesellschaft. Die steigende Zahl der MuslimInnen und der Moscheen in Europa, sowie nicht zuletzt die muslimischen SchülerInnen an den öffentlichen Schulen, stellen eine...

Download An Introduction to Second Language Acquisition Research

An Introduction to Second Language Acquisition Research

Culture | 11 | 12-12-2017, 19:28

Author: Diane Larsen-Freeman and Michael H. Long  |  Isbn: 9780582553774  |  File size: 3.7MB  |  Year: 1991  |  Pages: 416  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture Understanding how people learn and fail to learn second and foreign languages is increasingly recognised as a critical social and psycholinguistic issue. Second languages are vitally important to diverse groups of people, ranging from refugees to...

Download Linguistics: A Complete Introduction

Linguistics: A Complete Introduction

Culture | 9 | 12-12-2017, 19:25

Author: David Horns  |  Isbn: 9781444180329  |  File size: 5MB  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 320  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture Linguistics - The Essentials is designed to give you everything you need to succeed, all in one place. It covers the key areas that students are expected to be confident in, outlining the basics in clear jargon-free English, and then providing added value features like summaries...

Download A Comparative Grammar of British English Dialects

A Comparative Grammar of British English Dialects

Culture | 13 | 12-12-2017, 18:54

Author: Nuria Hernández  |  Isbn: 9783110240283  |  File size: 3MB  |  Year: 2011  |  Pages: 320  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture This is the second volume of the multi-volume set A Contemporary Grammar of British English Dialects. The book again offers qualitative as well as corpus-based quantitative studies on grammatical variation in the British Isles. The three parts investigate complement clauses...

Download Understanding Semantics

Understanding Semantics

Culture | 13 | 12-12-2017, 18:21

Author: Sebastian Loebner  |  Isbn: 9780340731987  |  File size: 1.3MB  |  Year: 2002  |  Pages: 272  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture This series provides approachable, yet authoritative, introductions to all the major topics in linguistics. Ideal for students with little or no prior knowledge of linguistics, each book carefully explains the basics, emphasising understanding of the essential notions...

Download Real Life in China at the Height of Empire: Revealed by the Ghosts of Ji Xiaolan

Real Life in China at the Height of Empire: Revealed by the Ghosts of Ji Xiaolan

Culture | 9 | 12-12-2017, 18:12

Author: David E.Pollard  |  Isbn: 9789629966010  |  File size: 6MB  |  Year: 2014  |  Pages: 376  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture Toward the end of the eighteenth century, the scholar and wit Ji Xiaolan published five collections of anecdotes and discourses on the interaction between the mundane and the spirit worlds, incorporating earthly life stories and happenings. Containing Ji's thoughts and others'...

Download Poetic Community: Avant-Garde activism & Cold War Culture

Poetic Community: Avant-Garde activism & Cold War Culture

Culture | 15 | 12-12-2017, 15:40

Author: Stephen Voyce  |  Isbn: 9781442645240  |  File size: 3MB  |  Year: 2013  |  Pages: 368  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture Poetic Community examines the relationship between poetry and community formation in the decades after the Second World War. In four detailed case studies (of Black Mountain College in North Carolina, the Caribbean Artists Movement in London, the Women’s Liberation...

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Documenting the Undocumented

Culture | 10 | 12-12-2017, 15:20

Author: Marta Caminero-Santangelo  |  Isbn: 9780813062594  |  File size: 7.7MB  |  Year: 2016  |  Pages: 312  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture “While the U.S. immigration ‘debate’ turns strident in media circles, Caminero-Santangelo intervenes with a call to read carefully the more complex stories that define us as human and humane.”—Debra A. Castillo, coeditor of Mexican Public...

Download Fragments of the European City

Fragments of the European City

Culture | 9 | 12-12-2017, 15:10

Author: Stephen Barber  |  Isbn: 9780948462665  |  File size: 11.6MB  |  Year: 1997  |  Pages: 108  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture This book explores the visual transformation of the contemporary European city, focusing on the most emblematic and visibly wounded of all European cities – Berlin. Taking as its subject the "intricately assembled, relentlessly disassembling metropolitan screen", it charts...

Download The American Heritage Book of Great American Speeches for Young People

The American Heritage Book of Great American Speeches for Young People

Culture | 10 | 12-12-2017, 13:48

Author: Suzanne McIntire  |  Isbn: 9780471389422  |  File size: 1.5MB  |  Year: 2001  |  Pages: 308  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture The history of the United States has been characterized by fervent idealism, intense struggle, and radical change. And for every critical, defining moment in American history, there were those whose impassioned voices rang out, clear and true, and whose words compelled the...

Download Understanding War: An Annotated Bibliography (The War Trilogy)

Understanding War: An Annotated Bibliography (The War Trilogy)

Culture | 8 | 12-12-2017, 13:04

Author: Christian P. Potholm  |  Isbn: 9780761867739  |  File size: 4MB  |  Year: 2016  |  Pages: 718  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture The third book in Professor Christian Potholm’s war trilogy (which includes Winning at War and War Wisdom), Understanding War provides a most workable bibliography dealing with the vast literature on war and warfare. As such, it provides insights into over 3000...

Download Variational Text Linguistics: Revisiting Register in English

Variational Text Linguistics: Revisiting Register in English

Culture | 17 | 12-12-2017, 10:05

Author: Christina Sanchez-stockhammer and Christoph Schubert  |  Isbn: 9783110443103  |  File size: 5MB  |  Year: 2016  |  Pages: 339  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture This volume fosters the field of 'variational text linguistics'. Its focus on both functional and regional types of textual variation provides new insights into the concept of 'register'. The book is a forum for the description and...

Download Patterns & Meanings of Intensifiers in Chinese Learner Corpora

Patterns & Meanings of Intensifiers in Chinese Learner Corpora

Culture | 11 | 12-12-2017, 10:02

Author: Chunyan Wang  |  Isbn: 9781138202535  |  File size: 1.8MB  |  Year: 2016  |  Pages: 192  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture Intensification plays a major role in spoken and written interaction, enabling the writer or speaker to express different levels of commitment. This book explores the patterns and meanings of intensifiers in Chinese learner English by ways of comparison with native English. The...

Download The English Wits: Literature & Sociability in Early Modern England

The English Wits: Literature & Sociability in Early Modern England

Culture | 18 | 11-12-2017, 19:59

Author: Michelle O'Callaghan  |  Isbn: 052115376X  |  File size: 1.73MB  |  Year: 2007  |  Pages: 244  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture In the late sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries the Inns of Court and fashionable London taverns developed a culture of clubbing, urban sociability and wit. The convivial societies that emerged created rituals to define social identities and to engage in literary...

Download Speak the Culture: France: Be Fluent in French Life & Culture

Speak the Culture: France: Be Fluent in French Life & Culture

Culture | 10 | 11-12-2017, 19:15

Author: Andrew Whittaker  |  Isbn: 9781854184931  |  File size: 31MB  |  Year: 2008  |  Pages: 300  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Culture A guidebook can show you where to go, a phrase-book what to say when you get there. Only Speak the Culture: France will lead you to the nation’s soul. This easy-to-use cultural companion reflects what it means to have grown up with Camus, Cézanne, De Gaulle and Bardot;...

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