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Syllabic Writing on Cyprus and Its Context
Language: en
Pages: 212
Authors: Philippa M. Steele
Categories: Foreign Language Study
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-03-28 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

An interdisciplinary treatment of syllabic writing in ancient Cyprus and an invaluable resource for anyone studying Cypriot epigraphy or archaeology.
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
Mother of Writing
Language: en
Pages: 252
Authors: William A. Smalley
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 1990-06-15 - Publisher: University of Chicago Press

In February of 1971, in the Laotian village of Nam Chia, a forty-one year old farmer named Shong Lue Yang was assassinated by government soldiers. Shong Lue cla
History of Writing
Language: en
Pages: 356
Authors: Steven Roger Fischer
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003 - Publisher: Reaktion Books

We learn about it from our parents and teachers, we get better at it as we grow up, and in adult life we do it without a thought - writing.
Greek Writing from Knossos to Homer
Language: en
Pages: 302
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: Language Arts & Disciplines
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: 455
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
The Study of Language
Language: en
Pages: 369
Authors: George Yule
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-10-27 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Easy to follow, simple to understand, broad yet concise - this fundamental introduction to the study of language now includes new study questions and tasks.
An Introduction to Language and Linguistics
Language: en
Pages: 481
Authors: Ralph 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.