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Date: Mon, 25 Aug 2003 11:37:30 +0000
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Subject: Historical Linguistics 2001: Blake, Burridge (eds)

Title: Historical Linguistics 2001
Subtitle: Selected papers from the 15th International Conference on
	 Historical Linguistics, Melbourne, 13-17 August 2001
Series Title: Current Issues in Linguistic Theory 237
Publication Year: 2003
Publisher: John Benjamins,		 
Book URL:
Editor: Barry J. Blake, La Trobe University 
Editor: Kate Burridge, Monash University 

Hardback: ISBN: 1588113728, Pages: x, 444 pp., Price: USD 135.00
Hardback: ISBN: 9027247498, Pages: x, 444 pp., Price: EUR 135.00

This is a selection of papers from the 15th International Conference
on Historical Linguistics held in Melbourne 13-17 August 2001, hosted
by the Linguistics Program at La Trobe University. The papers range
from the general theoretical to the study of particular languages and
embrace most areas of linguistics, particularly morpho-syntax.

Table of contents

Contributor's addresses vii 
Preface ix 

Language contact and language change in Amazonia 
Alexandra Y. Aikhenvald 1-20 

Grammaticalization and the historical development of the genitive in
Mainland Scandinavian
John Ole Askedal 21-32 

Beyond the comparative method? 
Lyle Campbell 33-57 

The transition from early to modern Portuguese: 
An approach from historical sociolinguistics 
Maria Jos´┐Ż Carvalho 59-69 

Isomorphism and language change 
C. Jac Conradie 71-85 

>From purposive/future to present: Shifting temporal categories in the
Pilbara languages of north west Western Australia
Alan Dench 87-103

The formation of periphrastic perfects and passives in Europe: An
areal approach
Bridget Drinka 105-128 

The grammaticalization of movement: Word order change in Nordic
Jan Terje Faarlund 129-142 

Paths of development for modal meanings: Evidence from the Finnic
potential mood
Hannele Forsberg 143-161 

On degrammaticalization 
Bernd Heine 163-179 

Process inhibition in historical phonology 
Patrick Honeybone 181-203 

Reconsidering the canons of sound-change: Towards a 'Big Bang' theory
Richard D. Janda and Brian D. Joseph 205-219 

Case in Middle Danish: A double content system 
Eva Skafte Jensen 221-236 

The development of some Indonesian pronominal systems 
Ritsuko Kikusawa 237-269 

Morphological reconstruction as an etymological method 
Harold J. Koch 271-291 

Labovian principles of vowel shifting revisited: The short vowel shift
in New Zealand English and Southern Chinese
Lau Chun-fat 293-301 

Conventional implicature and language change: The cyclic evolution of
the emphatic pronouns in Romanian
Maria M. Manoliu 303-320 

The rise of IPs in the History of English 
Fuyo Osawa 321-337 

>From subject to object: Case studies on Finnish
Heli Pekkarinen 339-350 

Meaning change in verbs: The case of strike
Nick Riemer 351-362 

Borrowing as a tool for grammatical optimization in the history of
German brand names
Elke Ronneberger-Sibold 363-376 

Pragmatic relevance as cause for syntactic change: The emergence of
prepositional complementizers in Romance
Kim Schulte 377-389 

Early Nordic language history and modern runology: With particular
reference to reduction and prefix loss
Michael Schulte 391-402 

On the interpretation of early evidence for ME vowel-change 
Gjertrud F. Stenbrenden 403-415 

On the reflexes of Proto-Germanic ai: The spellings ie, ei and ey in
Middle Dutch
Pieter van Reenen and Anke Jongkind 417-430 

Index 431-442

Lingfield(s): Historical Linguistics
Written In: English (Language Code: ENG)

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