The Handbook of Linguistics

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Mark Aronoff, Janie Rees-Miller
John Wiley & Sons, Mar 3, 2003 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 840 pages
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Presupposing no prior knowledge of linguistics,The Handbook of Linguistics is the ideal resource for people who want to learn about the subject and its subdisciplines.
 

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A good introduction to the subject

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Being a budding linguist myself when I bought it, I found the information contained within useful, and even now that I've had some courses in the discipline I still get a lot of useful information from it. Read full review

Contents

Languages of the World
19
Writing Systems
43
The History of Linguistics
81
Historical Linguistics
105
Field Linguistics
130
Linguistic Phonetics
150
Phonology
180
Morphology
213
Discourse Analysis
428
Linguistics and Literature
446
First Language Acquisition
466
Multilingualism
512
Natural Sign Languages
533
Sociolinguistics
563
Neurolinguistics
582
Computational Linguistics
608

The Lexicon
238
Syntax
265
Generative Grammar
295
Functional Linguistics
319
Typology
337
An Introduction to Formal Semantics
369
Language and Communication
394
Applied Linguistics
637
Linguistics and Reading
664
Clinical Linguistics
673
Translation
692
Bibliography
714
Index
774
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About the author (2003)

Mark Aronoff is Professor of Linguistics and Associate Provost at the State University of New York at Stony Brook. He is the author of several books and numerous technical articles on linguistic morphology. Since 1995, he has served as Editor of Language, the journal of the Linguistic Society of America.

Janie Rees-Miller is Chair of the Modern Languages Department and Director of the English as a Second Language Program at Marietta College, Ohio. She has taught English as a second or foreign language for twenty years in the Middle East, England, and the United States. Her research interests include applied linguistics, second language acquisition and pedagogy, and language contact between Native American languages and English.

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