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LINGUIST List 19.3107

Tue Oct 14 2008

Books: Phonology/Socioling/Discipline of Ling: Yan

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        1.    Ulrich Lueders, Introduction to Chinese Dialectology: Yan


Message 1: Introduction to Chinese Dialectology: Yan
Date: 01-Oct-2008
From: Ulrich Lueders <lincom.europat-online.de>
Subject: Introduction to Chinese Dialectology: Yan
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Title: Introduction to Chinese Dialectology
Series Title: LINCOM Studies in Asian Linguistics 22
Published: 2008
Publisher: Lincom GmbH
                http://www.lincom.eu

Author: Margaret Mian Yan
Hardback: ISBN: 3895866296 Pages: 300 Price: Europe EURO 129.80
Abstract:

Introduction to Chinese Dialectology intends to give a comprehensive
account of the studies on Chinese dialects tracing from the first Chinese
dialect study of Yang Xiong's Fangyan "Dialect" to present works, covering
mainly phonological and lexical features.

It investigates the dialect research from historical and theoretical
linguistic perspectives. Topics include: the classification of Chinese
dialects, dialect studies in different periods, the criteria for the
dialect classification as proposed by different scholars, discussions on
the Chinese dialectology from philological, descriptive, generative and
computational quantifying approaches, and the contributions of Chinese
dialectology to the general linguistic theories. The main text devotes to
the description of the major phonological characteristics and distributions
of the major dialects, supplemented by fourteen sketch dialect maps and
over one hundred tables of dialect data for easier reading and comparisons.
Each chapter is supported by exercises, which basically is in the form of
contrastive and comparative linguistic analysis nature.

Contents

Preface
Acknowledgements
List of Maps and Figures

1 Background of Chinese Dialectology
1.1 Language, Dialect, and Subdialect
1.2 Pre-Modern Period of Dialectology
1.3 The Classification of Modern Chinese Dialects

2 Modern Period of Dialectology I
2.0 Modern Dialectology
2.1 Dialect Surveys from the 1920s - 1949
2.2 Dialect Surveys and Dialect Studies in Mainland China during 1950s-1960s
2.21 Dialect Surveys
2.22 Other Dialect Studies
2.3 Dialect Studies in Taiwan during 1950s- 1960s
2.4 Dialect Surveys and Dialect Studies from the 1970s-present
2.41 Dialect Studies in Mainland China
2.42 The Publications of Dialect Dictionaries in 1990s
2.43 Dialect Works in the Gazetteers
2.44 Chinese Dialect Sound Database
2.45 Dialect Studies in Taiwan

3 Modern Period of Dialectology II
3.1 Dialect Studies in the United States
3.2 The Chinese Linguistics Project at Princeton University
3.3 The DOC Project at the University of California, Berkeley
3.4 Quantitative Approach of Dialect Study
3.5 Dialect Surveys in Shandong, Fujian and Taiwan
3.51 Shulin Dialect Survey
3.52 Shandong Dialect Survey
3.53 Dialect Surveys in Fujian and Taiwan
3.6 Computer Database of Chinese Dialects at the University of Hawaii
3.7 Comparative Chinese Dialectal Grammar Project at University of Washington
3.8 Tone Sandhi Patterns of Chinese Dialects
3.9 The Yuen Ren Society

4 Major Dialect Groups

4.1 The Mandarin and Jin Dialects
4.2 The Wu Dialects
4.3 The Xiang Dialects
4.4 The Min Dialects
4.5 The Gan Dialects
4.6 The Kejia Dialects
4.7 The Yue Diaelcts
4.8 Transitional Dialects

Index
For the complete text, please see http://www.lincom.eu

14 maps. 2nd printing 2008.

Linguistic Field(s): Discipline of Linguistics
                            General Linguistics
                            Phonology
                            Sociolinguistics

Subject Language(s): Chinese, Mandarin (cmn)

Written In: English (eng )

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