Encyclopedia of Linguistics
Routledge, Feb 1, 2013 - Reference - 1304 pages
Utilizing a historical and international approach, this valuable two-volume resource makes even the more complex linguistic issues understandable for the non-specialized reader. Containing over 500 alphabetically arranged entries and an expansive glossary by a team of international scholars, the Encyclopedia of Linguistics explores the varied perspectives, figures, and methodologies that make up the field.
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Strazny introduces this work by recounting the enormous growth and specialization of linguistic studies. The specialization, as in other fields of inquiry, has created a number of disconnected ... Read full review
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