Recent Publications
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Recent Publications

This list acknowledges recent works (except offprints of single articles) that appear to bear on the scientific study of language. The receipt of individual books cannot be separately acknowledged and no book can be returned to the publisher. Note especially that by accepting a book the Editor implies no promise that it will be reviewed in this journal. Reviews are printed as circumstances permit.

Aarts, Bas; Joanne Close; Geoffrey Leech; and Sean Wallis (eds.) 2013. The verb phrase in English: Investigating recent language change with corpora. New York: Cambridge University Press. Pp. xxvii, 445.
Adu-Amankwah, David. 2013. Wo nso ka bi: Akan basic grammar and practice. Munich: LINCOM Europa. Pp. vii, 148.
Allan, Keith (ed.) 2013. The Oxford handbook of the history of linguistics. New York: Oxford University Press. Pp. xix, 924.
Auer, Peter; Javier Caro Reina; and Göz Kaufmann (eds.) 2013. Language variation—European perspectives, vol. 4: Selected papers from the sixth International Conference on Language Variation in Europe (ICLaVE 6), Freiburg, June 2011. Amsterdam: John Benjamins. Pp. xiv, 296.
Azzouni, Jody. 2013. Semantic perception: How the illusion of a common language arises and persists. New York: Oxford University Press. Pp. vii, 374.
Balari, Sergio, and Guillermo Lorenzo. 2013. Computational phenotypes: Towards an evolutionary developmental biolinguistics. New York: Oxford University Press. Pp. xiv, 239.
Bassano, Dominique, and Maya Hickmann (eds.) 2013. Grammaticalization and first language acquisition: Crosslinguistic perspectives. Amsterdam: John Benjamins. Pp. v, 187.
Becker, Misha; John Grinstead; and Jason Rothman (eds.) 2013. Generative linguistics and acquisition: Studies in honor of Nina M. Hyams. Amsterdam: John Benjamins. Pp. vi, 358.
Beyer, G. 2012 [1920]. A handbook of the Pedi-Transvaal Suto language. Munich: LINCOM Europa. Pp. iv, 100.
Biloa, Edmond. 2013. The syntax of Tuki: A cartographic approach. Amsterdam: John Benjamins. Pp. xxv, 611.
Bischoff, Shannon T.; Deborah Cole; Amy V. Fountain; and Mizuki Miyashita (eds.) 2013. The persistence of language: Constructing and confronting the past and present in the voices of Jane H. Hill. Amsterdam: John Benjamins. Pp. xxx, 440.
Bittner, Dagmar, and Nadja Ruhlig (eds.) 2013. Lexical bootstrapping: The role of lexis and semantics in child language development. Berlin: De Gruyter Mouton. Pp. vi, 270.
Bolhuis, Johan J., and Martin Everaert (eds.) 2013. Birdsong, speech, and language: Exploring the evolution of mind and brain. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press. Pp. xiv, 542.
Borgwaldt, Susanne R., and Terry Joyce (eds.) 2013. Typology of writing systems. Amsterdam: John Benjamins. Pp. viii, 163.
Brooks, Patricia J., and Vera Kempe. 2012. Language development. Padstow: British Psychological Society. Pp. xv, 383.
Buschfeld, Sarah. 2013. English in Cyprus or Cyprus English: An empirical investigation of variety status. Amsterdam: John Benjamins. Pp. xvi, 246.
Cantarini, Sibilla (ed.) 2012. Dialogue: State of the art: Studies in memory of Sorin Stati. Munich: LINCOM Europa. Pp. 300.
Cap, Piotr. 2013. Proximization: The pragmatics of symbolic distance crossing. Amsterdam: John Benjamins. Pp. ix, 220.
Cardey, Sylviane. 2013. Modelling language. Amsterdam: John Benjamins. Pp. xi, 194.
Cinque, Guglielmo. 2013. Typological studies: Word order and relative clauses. New York: Routledge. Pp. ix, 389.
Cobley, Paul, and Peter J. Schulz (eds.) 2013. Theories and models of communication. Berlin: De Gruyter Mouton. Pp. x, 442.
Cordingley, Anthony (ed.) 2013. Self-translation: Brokering originality in hybrid culture. New York: Blooms-bury. Pp. x, 201.
Costenaro, Verusca. 2013. Phonological awareness and reading acquisition: An educational proposal for introducing English in Italian preschools. Munich: LINCOM Europa. Pp. 459.
Coulmas, Florian. 2013. Writing and society: An introduction. New York: Cambridge University Press. Pp. xi, 180. [End Page 668]
Csipak, Eva; Regine Eckardt; Mingya Liu; and Manfred Sailer (eds.) 2013. Beyond ‘any’ and ‘ever’: New explorations in negative polarity sensitivity. Berlin: De Gruyter Mouton. Pp. xii, 244.
Cushman, Ellen. 2011. The Cherokee syllabary: Writing the people’s perseverance. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press. Pp. xvii, 238.
Dankel, Philipp; Victor Fernández Mallat; Juan Carlos Godenzzi; and Stefan Pfänder (eds.) 2013. Neue...