Indo-European Language and Culture: An Introduction

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Wiley, Nov 22, 2004 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 488 pages
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Indo-European Language and Culture: An Introduction provides a comprehensive overview of comparative Indo-European linguistics and the branches of the Indo-European language family, covering both linguistic and cultural material.

  • Fills a long-present gap in the literature of Indo-European studies.
  • Designed for use in courses, with exercises and suggestions for further reading included in each chapter.
  • Discusses linguistic and cultural developments for each branch of the Indo-European language family.
  • Provides an overview of Proto-Indo-European culture, society, and language.

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User Review  - Danny2013 - LibraryThing

This is a textbook, and while that is fine for Historical Indo-European 101, it is not what I was expecting. Now, if you are in the market for such a book (glossary terms in bold with definitions, etc ... Read full review

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About the author (2004)

Benjamin W. Fortson IV is Assistant Professor of Greek and Latin Language, Literature, and Historical Linguistics in the Department of Classical Studies at the University of Michigan. His research interests include the history of Greek and Latin, comparative Indo-European linguistics, metrics and poetics, and Roman comedy.

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