Mouton, OUP, Lincom
haspelmath at EVA.MPG.DE
Fri Nov 11 16:53:32 UTC 2011
Yes, the two big university presses are often cheaper than others, but
they don't normally publish grammars of small languages.
The two grammars mentioned by Peter are exceptional cases, something
like a special favour to Bob and Sasha (and their students).
More recently, Bob Dixon has been forced to collaborate with Lincom (see
the OGFAUS series:
On 11/11/2011 17:40, TRUDGILL Peter wrote:
> Let us not forget the British Publisher Oxford University Press.
> Calculations show:
> Dixon: Grammar of Jarawara (OUP) 732 pages £39.99 = 0.052p per page =
> c. EUR0.06 per page
> Aikhenvald: Grammar of Manambu (OUP) 732 pages £39.99 = 0.052p per
> page = c. EUR0.06 per page
> I suggest potential authors try them. And they have made offers on
> particular books to ALT before, and are likely to do so again.
Martin Haspelmath (haspelmath at eva.mpg.de)
Max-Planck-Institut fuer evolutionaere Anthropologie, Deutscher Platz 6
Tel. (MPI) +49-341-3550 307, (priv.) +49-341-980 1616
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