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Thu Mar 27 2003

Books: Historical Linguistics: Joseph & Janda (eds.)

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  1. dwill, The Handbook of Historical Linguistics: Joseph & Janda (eds.)

Message 1: The Handbook of Historical Linguistics: Joseph & Janda (eds.)

Date: Wed, 26 Mar 2003 13:21:17 +0000
From: dwill <>
Subject: The Handbook of Historical Linguistics: Joseph & Janda (eds.)

Title: The Handbook of Historical Linguistics
Series Title: Blackwell Handbooks inLinguistics
Publication Year: 2003
Publisher: Blackwell Publishing		 
Book URL:
Editor: Brian D Joseph, Ohio State University 
Editor: Richard D Janda, Ohio State nivesity 

Hardback: ISBN: 0631195718, Pages: 872, Price: $139.95
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The Handbook of Historical Linguistics provides a detailed account of
the numerous issues, methods, and results that characterize current
work in historical linguistics, the area of linguistics concerned with
language change as well as past language states.

- Provides a comprehensive and current account of the numerous issues,
methods, and results that characterize historical linguistics.
- Contains an extensive introduction that places the study of
historical linguistics in its proper context within linguistics and
the historical sciences in general.
- Covers the methodology of historical linguistics and presents
sophisticated overviews of the principles governing phonological,
morphological, syntactic, and semantic change.
- Includes contributions from the leading specialists in the field.

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

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