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Language Files, 12th Edition

Language Files: Materials for an Introduction to Language and Linguistics has become one of the most widely adopted, consulted, and authoritative introductory textbooks to linguistics ever written. The scope of the text makes it suitable for use in a wide range of courses, while its unique organization into student-friendly, self-contained sections allows for tremendous flexibility in course design.

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Updated Second Edition

Financial Basics: A Money-Management Guide for Students, 2nd Edition

Financial Basics has the potential to make an enormous difference in the lives of college students. Knox has written a very helpful and accessible guide; it should be required reading for everyone headed off to college. Or for that matter, for anyone who’s finding that money problems are tripping them up in their efforts to live effective lives.”—Martha Garland, former Dean of Academic Affairs, The Ohio State University

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The Ohio State University in the Sixties

“This is the best account of OSU in the 1960s that I’ve ever seen. Bill Shkurti has presented a thorough account of the issues and events of the period. These were controversial times, and this book respects different points of view. His experiences as a former student and later as a vice president has enabled him to present a very balanced and accurate work. . . Check the pictures. You may see someone you know!” —Raimund E. Goerler, author of The Ohio State University: An Illustrated History

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The Gentleman from Ohio

“He was an outsider who became an ultimate insider, but one who never ceased fighting for the poor, the hard-pressed, the exploited, not just in Ohio but nationwide, and not just for African Americans but for all those in need of a champion. Louis Stokes’ unique personality and character shine through in this book. Full of humor, graciousness, anger, and glowing optimism, The Gentleman from Ohio is an essential read.” —Vernon Jordan

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Lustron Stories

“Charles Mintz’s Lustron Stories is a compelling work on many levels. Mintz’s work reminds us of the complexities of these spaces. The Lustron prefabricated house also provides a consistency of field and common reference to space that draws our eye naturally to the people and the relationships depicted in the photographs. The subjects are, indeed, home.” —Douglas Knerr, author of Suburban Steel: The Magnificent Failure of the Lustron Corporation, 1945–1951

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Columbus, Ohio

“In this beautifully written and carefully researched book, distinguished historian Mansel Blackford focuses on the politics of water and land use in Columbus during the twentieth century. ‘Politics,’ Blackford reminds us, ‘always mattered.’ Here is an eminently readable volume that merits the attention of urban and political historians, policy makers, and every Buckeye.” —Mark H. Rose, Florida Atlantic University

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Coming in 2017:

Inks: The Journal of the Comic Studies Society

Inks, the new journal of the Comics Studies Society, features scholarly research on sequential art, graphic narrative, and cartooning. The journal seeks to bring together scholarly essays, archival materials, and insights and discoveries from leading comics professionals.

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New & Forthcoming Titles:

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Style and the Single Girl

Hope Howell Hodgkins

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Landfall

Julie Hensley

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The Immigrant Kitchen

Vivian Nun Halloran

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Narrating Space/Spatializing Narrative

Marie-Laure Ryan, Kenneth Foote, and Maoz Azaryahu

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Narrative Sequence in Contemporary Narratology

Edited by Raphael Baroni & Francoise Revez

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La Verdad: An International Dialogue on Hip Hop Latinidades

Edited by Melissa Castillo-Garsow and Jason Nichols

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A Passion for Specificity: Confronting Inner Experience in Literature and Science

Marco Caracciolo and Russell T. Hurlburt
Foreword by Eric Schwitzgebel

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Victorians Reading the Romantics: Essays by U. C. Knoepflmacher

U. C. Knoepflmacher
Edited by Linda M. Shires

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Chaucer on Screen: Absence, Presence, and Adapting the Canterbury Tales

Edited by Kathleen Coyne Kelly and Tison Pugh
Foreword by Terry Jones

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Fragments for a History of a Vanishing Humanism

Edited by Myra Seaman and Eileen A. Joy

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New in Paperback

Senates: Bicameralism in the Contemporary World

Edited by Samuel C. Patterson and Anthony Mughan

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New in Paperback

Ancient Sex: New Essays

Edited by Ruby Blondell and Kirk Ormand
Epilogue by David M. Halperin

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New in Paperback

Centennial Buckeye Cook Book

Introduction and appendixes by Andrew F. Smith

About the Ohio State University Press:

The Ohio State University Press was established in 1957 and currently publishes 50 new books a year. We specialize in literary and culture studies, including narrative theoryVictorian studies, critical ethnic studies, gender and sexuality studies, medieval studies, and classics. We also acquire books in regional studies, creative works, rhetoric, linguistics, and publish the annual winners of our short fiction and poetry prizes.

In addition to its books, the Press publishes a distinguished group of journals including the Journal of Higher Education, the leading scholarly journal on the institution of higher education. We also publish American Periodicals and Narrative