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Principles of Historical Linguistics

Hans Henrich Hock - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1991 - 744 pages
Historical linguistic theory and practice contains a great number of different 'layers' which have been accepted in the course of time and have acquired a permanency of their ...
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Studies in the History of Western Linguistics: In Honour of R.H. Robins

Theodora Bynon, Frank Robert Palmer - Linguistics - 1986 - 285 pages
This collection of essays documents the important developments of Western linguistics from Classical times onwards.
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Approaches to language typology

Masayoshi Shibatani, Theodora Bynon - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1995 - 381 pages
What do all languages have in common, and what gives each language its individuality? These typological questions are fundamental to linguistic theory. This collection ...
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An Introduction to Historical Linguistics

Terry Crowley, Claire Bowern - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2010 - 376 pages
The new edition of this popular introductory text on historical linguistics covers all areas of language change, with a focus on Australia and the Pacific. Topics include sound ...
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General Linguistics

R. H. Robins - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2014 - 472 pages
The fourth edition of General Linguistics provides a comprehensive and accessible introduction to linguistics. The book considers: - semantics and pragmatics - dialect and ...
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Papers from the 3rd International Conference on Historical Linguistics

John Peter Maher, Allan R. Bomhard, E. F. K. Koerner - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1982 - 434 pages
The papers in this volume are a selection from those presented at the 3rd International Conference on Historical Linguistics (ICHL), held in 1977 at the University of Hamburg ...
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Historical Linguistics

Lisa Purse, Lyle Campbell - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2013 - 512 pages
This accessible, hands-on introduction to historical linguistics - the study of language change - does not just talk about topics. With abundant examples and exercises, it ...
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