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LINGUIST List 17.2159

Thu Jul 27 2006

Books: Sociolinguistics: Heine, Kuteva

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        1.    Jenny Breaker, The Changing Languages of Europe: Heine, Kuteva


Message 1: The Changing Languages of Europe: Heine, Kuteva
Date: 24-Jul-2006
From: Jenny Breaker <jenny.breakeroup.com>
Subject: The Changing Languages of Europe: Heine, Kuteva


Title: The Changing Languages of Europe
Published: 2006
Publisher: Oxford University Press
                http://www.oup.com/us

Book URL: http://www.oup.com/uk/catalogue/?ci=9780199297337

Author: Bernd Heine, University of Cologne
Author: Tania Kuteva, Heinrich-Heine University Düsseldorf
Hardback: ISBN: 0199297339 Pages: 374 Price: U.K. £ 60.00
Paperback: ISBN: 0199297347 Pages: 374 Price: U.K. £ 18.99
Abstract:

This book shows that the languages and dialects of Europe are becoming
increasingly alike and furthermore that this unifying process goes back to
Roman times, is accelerating, and affects every European language including
those of different families such as Basque and Finnish. The unifying
process involves every grammatical aspect of the languages and operates
through changes so minute that native speakers fail to notice them. The
authors reveal when, how, and why common grammatical structures have
evolved and continue to evolve in processes of change that will transform
the linguistic landscape of Europe.

Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics
Language Family(ies): Indo-European

Written In: English (eng )

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