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Cognitive Psychology and Reading in the USSR
Language: en
Pages: 470
Authors: J. Downing
Categories: Psychology
Type: BOOK - Published: 1988-01-01 - Publisher: Elsevier

The ideas of Soviet specialists on the psychology and teaching of reading are here made available in English. The volume gives an overview of psychology and edu
Writing Systems
Language: en
Pages: 270
Authors: Florian Coulmas
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This textbook introduces the major writing systems of the world - from cuneiform to English spelling.
Greek Writing from Knossos to Homer
Language: en
Pages: 287
Authors: Roger D. Woodard
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 1997 - Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand

Certain characteristic features of the Cypriot script - for example, its strategy for representing consonant sequences and elements of Cypriot Greek phonology -
The Idea of Writing
Language: en
Pages: 408
Authors: Alex de Voogt
Categories: Reference
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-12-14 - Publisher: BRILL

This exploration of the versatility of writing systems highlights their complexity when they are used to represent loanwords, solve problems of polysemy or when
In the Beginning
Language: en
Pages: 280
Authors: Joel Hoffman
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004-08-01 - Publisher: NYU Press

Hebrew as a language is just over 3,000 years old, and the story of its alphabet is unique among the languages of the world. Hebrew set the stage for almost eve
Current Trends in Caucasian, East European, and Inner Asian Linguistics
Language: en
Pages: 426
Authors: Dee Ann Holisky
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003-01-01 - Publisher: John Benjamins Publishing

This volume is a collection of seventeen papers, on languages of all three indigenous Caucasian families as well as other languages spoken in the territory of t
Writing in Focus
Language: en
Pages: 411
Authors: Florian Coulmas
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 1983-01-01 - Publisher: Walter de Gruyter

TRENDS IN LINGUISTICS is a series of books that open new perspectives in our understanding of language. The series publishes state-of-the-art work on core areas
The Study of Language
Language: en
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United States Congressional Serial Set
Language: en
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An Introduction to Language and Linguistics
Language: en
Pages: 540
Authors: Ralph W. Fasold
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006-03-09 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This accessible textbook offers balanced and uniformly excellent coverage of modern linguistics.