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Tue Mar 4 2003

Books: Linguistic Theories/Syntax:Roberts, Roussou

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  1. jreid, Syntactic Change: Roberts, Roussou

Message 1: Syntactic Change: Roberts, Roussou

Date: Thu, 27 Feb 2003 15:23:05 +0000
From: jreid <>
Subject: Syntactic Change: Roberts, Roussou

Title: Syntactic Change
Subtitle: Minimalist Approach to Grmmaticalization
Series Title: Cambridge Studies in Linguistics 100
Publication Year: 2003
Publisher: Cambridge University Press		 
Book URL:
Author: Ian Roberts, University of Cambridge, Cambrige, U.K. 
Author: Anna Roussou, University of Patras, Rio, Greece 

Hardback: ISBN: 0521790565, Pages: 250, Price: $55.00


The phenomenon of grammaticalization--the historical process whereby
new grammatical material is created--has attracted a great deal of
attention within linguistics in recent years. This book shows how this
approach leads to a number of important conceptual and theoretical
issues concerning the nature of functional categories and the form of
parameters, as well as the relation of both of these to language

Introduction; 1. Parameters, Functional Heads and Language Change;
2. T-elements; 3. C-elements; 4. D-elements; 5. Theoretical

Lingfield(s): Linguistic Theories, Syntax
Written In: English (Language Code: ENG)

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