Acknowledgements We would like to acknowledge the aid of the team of colleagues who kindly helped our work by peer-reviewing the chapters of this volume, including (in alphabetical order) Francesca Bargiela-Chiappini, Huba Bartos, Marcel Bax, Susan Fitzmaurice, Gudrun Held, Jeremy King, Geoffrey Leech, Gabriella Del Lungo, Gabriella Mazzon, Maria Cris- tobalina Moreno, Jim O’Driscoll, and Yuling Pan. We would like to express our gratitude to Maurizio Gotti for kindly inviting us to pub- lishing our volume in the Linguistic Insights Series of Peter Lang and arranging a generous financial support for this project, and to Ursula Rettinghaus for editorial aid. Our sincere thanks to Jane Demmen for thoroughly reviewing the style of the manuscript with great expertise. We are also grateful to the Linguistic Politeness Research Group, which permitted us to organise a panel, ‘Historical (Im)Polite- ness Research’, in its 4th International Symposium on Linguistic Po- liteness (Budapest, July 2008) where the selected contributions for this volume were originally presented. Last but not least, we would say a big thanks to our families for their long-suffering patience while we were engaged in the editing of this volume.
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