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The Theory of Social Situations: An Alternative Game-Theoretic Approach

Joseph Greenberg - Business & Economics - 1990 - 187 pages
This book, first published in 1991, offers an integrative approach to the study of formal models in the social and behavioural sciences. The theory presented here unifies both ...
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Language Typology: A Historical and Analytic Overview

Joseph Greenberg - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1974 - 82 pages
“Greenberg’s survey of the earlier history of typology is without rivals, a must read for every linguist who is curious about the intellectual roots of current typology. This ...
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Language in the Americas

Joseph Greenberg - Foreign Language Study - 1987 - 456 pages
This book is concerned primarily with the evidence for the validity of a genetic unit, Amerind, embracing the vast majority of New World languages. The only languages excluded ...
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The Dictionary of Historical and Comparative Linguistics

Robert Lawrence Trask - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2000 - 403 pages
Historical and comparative linguistics has been a major scholarly discipline for 200 years, and yet this is the first dictionary ever devoted to it. With nearly 2,400 entries ...
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Indo-European and its closest relatives. 1. Grammar

Language Arts & Disciplines - 2000 - 326 pages
The basic thesis of this book is that the Indo-European family of languages is but a branch of a much larger Eurasiatic family that extends from northern Asia to North America.
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The Origin and Diversification of Language

Morris Swadesh - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1971 - 350 pages
Morris Swadesh, one of this century's foremost scien- tific investigators of language, dedicated much of his life to the study of the origin and evolution of language. This ...
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American Indian Languages: The Historical Linguistics of Native America

Lyle Campbell - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2000 - 528 pages
Native American languages are spoken from Siberia to Greenland, and from the Arctic to Tierra del Fuego; they include the southernmost language of the world (Yaghan) and some ...
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