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African Languages: An Introduction

Bernd Heine, Derek Nurse - Foreign Language Study - 2000 - 396 pages
This book is an introduction to African languages and linguistics, covering typology, structure and sociolinguistics. The twelve chapters are written by a team of fifteen ...
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Language and Literary Structure: The Linguistic Analysis of Form in Verse ...

Nigel Fabb - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2002 - 230 pages
A theoretical study of linguistic structure in literature focusing on verse and narrative.
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The Korean Language

Ho-Min Sohn - Foreign Language Study - 2001 - 445 pages
This book provides a detailed survey of the Korean language, covering its speakers, genetic affiliation, historical development, dialects, lexicon, writing systems, sound ...
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English Words: History and Structure

Robert Stockwell, Donka Minkova - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2001 - 208 pages
English Words: History and Structure is concerned primarily with the learned vocabulary of English, the words borrowed from the classical languages. It surveys the historical ...
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A Short History of Structural Linguistics

Peter Matthews - History - 2001 - 163 pages
This concise history of structural linguistics charts its development from the 1870s to the present day. It explains what structuralism was and why its ideas are still central ...
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Describing Morphosyntax: A Guide for Field Linguists

Thomas Edward Payne - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1997 - 413 pages
Current estimates are that around 3,000 of the 6,000 languages now spoken may become extinct during the next century. Some 4,000 of these existing languages have never been ...
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Pidgins and Creoles: Volume 2, Reference Survey

John A. Holm - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1989 - 476 pages
An overview of the socio-historical development of some one hundred different pidgins and creoles.
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The Ecology of Language Evolution

Salikoko S. Mufwene - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2001 - 255 pages
This major new work explores the development of creoles and other new languages, focusing on the conceptual and methodological issues they raise for genetic linguistics ...
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