Introduction to typology: the unity and diversity of language

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Sage Publications, 1997 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 323 pages
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Ideal in introductory courses dealing with grammatical structure and linguistic analysis, Introduction to Typology overviews the major grammatical categories and constructions in the world's languages. Framed in a typological perspective, the constant concern of this primary text is to underscore the similarities and differences which underlie the vast array of human languages.

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Contents

A Brief History of Typology
18
Issues of Method and Explanation
30
Basic Categories
54
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