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  • "we Used to Eat People": Revelations of a Fiji Islands Traditional Village

    By Robert M. W. Dixon

    Our Price: $29.95
    • ISBN-13: 9781476671819
    • Publisher: McFarland & Company
  • Adjective Classes: A Cross-Linguistic Typology

    By Robert M. W. Dixon

    Our Price: $150.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780199270934
    • Publisher: OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS
    • Published: December 2004
    (Explorations in Linguistic Typology). This book shows that every language has an adjective class & examines how these classes vary in size & character. The opening chapter considers current generalizations about the nature & classification of adjectives & sets out the cross-linguistic parameters of their variation. Thirteen chapters then explore adjective classes in languages from North, Central, & South America, Europe, Africa, Asia & the Pacific.
  • Complementation

    By Robert M. W. Dixon

    Our Price: $155.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780199297870
    • Publisher: Oxford Univ Pr on Demand
    • Published: August 2006
  • Serial Verb Constructions: A Cross- Linguistic Typology

    By A. Iu Aikhenvald

    Our Price: $190.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780199279159
    • Publisher: OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS
    • Published: February 2006
    (Explorations in Linguistic Typology). This volume of ne wwork explores the forms & functions of serial verbs. The introduction sets out the cross-linguistic parameters of variation,& the final chapter draws out a set of conclusions. These frame fourteen explorations of serial verb constructions & similar structures in languages from Asia, Africa, North, Central, & South America, & the Pacific. Chapters on well-known languages such as Cantonese & Thai are set alongside the languages of small hunter-gatherer & slash-and-burn agriculturalist groups.
  • Where Have All the Adjectives Gone?

    By Robert M. W. Dixon

    Our Price: $154.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789027933096
    • Publisher: De Gruyter
    • Published: June 1982

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