Sound Symbolism by Leanne Hinton (editor), Johanna Nichols (editor), John J.

By Leanne Hinton (editor), Johanna Nichols (editor), John J. Ohala (editor)

Sound symbolism is the learn of the connection among the sound of an utterance and its that means. during this interdisciplinary selection of new reviews, twenty-four prime students talk about the function of sound symbolism in a conception of language, drawing on a variety of linguistic info. The wide new learn offered right here finds that sound symbolism performs a much more major function in language than scholarship has hitherto famous.

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Yao Ceremonial Paintings by Jacques Lemoine

By Jacques Lemoine

Paintings fanatics usually are inclined to ruin what they such a lot appreciate. what percentage masterpieces have misplaced all which means and gear after being uncovered to uninformed admiration and recognition? Many cases will spring to mind. yet thankfully this coin has facets. occasionally this ardour for artwork of which i'm complaining may also help to bare a brand new region through focusing recognition on gadgets vanishing neglected via the skin international. this is often precisely what has occurred to the Yao Taoist work in past times 4 years.

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The Myth of Development: Non-Viable Economies and the Crisis by Oswaldo De Rivero

By Oswaldo De Rivero

The message of this brave vintage ebook is that some great benefits of improvement, see you later promised during the last sixty years, haven't take place for many humans. Nor are they going to. State-driven and market-led improvement versions have either failed. many nations, and their towns specifically, are collapsing into ungovernable chaotic entities less than the keep watch over of warlords and mafias. Oswaldo de Rivero argues that the "wealth of countries" time table has to be changed by way of a "survival of countries" schedule. for you to hinder expanding human distress and political ailment, many nations needs to abandon goals of improvement and undertake as a substitute a coverage of nationwide survival in accordance with delivering easy water, nutrients and effort, and stabilizing their populations. This much-anticipated new version not just gains up-to-date figures and facts, but in addition unique new writing at the such a lot crucial new concerns for the advance fantasy, including emerging economies, the worldwide monetary crises, environmental matters and especially, weather switch.

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Pilots Notes for Anson I by Air Council, b/w Illustration

By Air Council, b/w Illustration

Принят на вооружение в 1935 г., снят - в 1968-м! Завидное долголетие и славная судьба выпали на долю английского самолета Энсон, более 30 лет служившего в ВВС разных стран мира. Как и ряд других известных боевых самолетов 30-х гг., Энсон не задумывался с самого начала как военная машина. Это был период бурного развития самолетостроения: концепция свободнонесущего моноплана постепенно становилась общепризнанной и в военной, и в гражданской авиации. В разных странах появлялись пассажирские самолеты, выполненные по такой схеме.

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