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LINGUIST List 18.437

Thu Feb 08 2007

Books: Lexicography/History of Ling/Socioling: Halliday, Yallop

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        1.    Simone Gilson, Lexicology: Halliday, Yallop

Message 1: Lexicology: Halliday, Yallop
Date: 08-Feb-2007
From: Simone Gilson <sgilsoncontinuumbooks.com>
Subject: Lexicology: Halliday, Yallop

Title: Lexicology
Subtitle: A short introduction
Published: 2007
Publisher: Continuum International Publishing Group Ltd

Book URL: http://www.continuumbooks.com

Author: Michael A. K. Halliday
Author: Colin Yallop
Hardback: ISBN: 9780826494788 Pages: 128 Price: U.K. £ 60.00
Paperback: ISBN: 9780826494795 Pages: 128 Price: U.K. £ 12.99

This readable introductory textbook presents a concise survey of
lexicology. The first section of the book is a survey of the study of
words, providing students with an overview of basic issues in defining and
understanding the word as a unit of language. This section also examines
the history of lexicology, the evolution of dictionaries and recent
developments in the field. The second section extends this study of
lexicology into the relationship between words and meaning, etymology,
prescription, language as social phenomenon and translation. 'Lexicology: A
Short Introduction' will be of interest to undergraduate students of

Linguistic Field(s): History of Linguistics

Written In: English (eng )

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International Pragmatics Assoc. http://www.ipra.be
Kingston Press Ltd http://www.kingstonpress.com/
Linguistic Assoc. of Finland http://www.ling.helsinki.fi/sky/
MIT Working Papers in Linguistics http://web.mit.edu/mitwpl/
Netherlands Graduate School of Linguistics / Landelijke http://www.lotpublications.nl/
Pacific Linguistics http://pacling.anu.edu.au/
SIL International http://www.ethnologue.com/bookstore.asp
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Utrecht institute of Linguistics http://www-uilots.let.uu.nl/


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