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LINGUIST List 20.1856

Wed May 13 2009

Books: Historical Ling: Ernst, Gleßgen, Schmitt, Schweickard (Eds)

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        1.    Julia Ulrich, Romanische Sprachgeschichte / Histoire linguistique de la Romania: Ernst, Gleßgen, Schmitt, Schweickard (Eds)

Message 1: Romanische Sprachgeschichte / Histoire linguistique de la Romania: Ernst, Gleßgen, Schmitt, Schweickard (Eds)
Date: 11-May-2009
From: Julia Ulrich <julia.ulrichdegruyter.com>
Subject: Romanische Sprachgeschichte / Histoire linguistique de la Romania: Ernst, Gleßgen, Schmitt, Schweickard (Eds)
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Title: Romanische Sprachgeschichte / Histoire linguistique de la Romania
Subtitle: Ein internationales Handbuch zur Geschichte der romanischen Sprachen / Manuel international d'histoire linguistique de la Romania
Series Title: Handbücher zur Sprach- und Kommunikationswissenschaft / Handbooks of Linguistics and Communication Science / [HSK] 23/3
Published: 2009
Publisher: Mouton de Gruyter
                http://www.mouton-publishers.com

Book URL: http://degruyter.de/cont/fb/sk/detailEn.cfm?id=IS-9783110171518-1

Editor: Gerhard Ernst
Editor: Martin-Dietrich Gleßgen
Editor: Christian Schmitt
Editor: Wolfgang Schweickard
Electronic: ISBN: 9783110211412 Pages: 1146 Price: U.S. $ 697.00 Comment: for orders placed in North America
Electronic: ISBN: 9783110211412 Pages: 1146 Price: Europe EURO 558.00
Hardback: ISBN: 9783110171518 Pages: 1146 Price: Europe EURO 498.00
Hardback: ISBN: 9783110171518 Pages: 1146 Price: U.S. $ 697.00 Comment: for orders placed in North America
Abstract:

Now volume 3 is available!

With regards to historical linguistics, the study of Romance languages
enjoys the privilege of a long documentation history, which, with Latin as
its basis, dates back almost three thousand years. This long tradition
makes it possible to analyze nearly every language-historical aspect, as
well as to develop methods and test theories without having to rely on
speculation. Drawing upon this rich history, Romanische Sprachgeschichte
(Romance Language History) describes the systematic nature of spoken and
written language in the Romance language area on the one hand, and on the
other hand determines the conditionality of such human behavior due to
regional, social and situational conformities - themselves subject to the
changing of times - and to culture-historical and literary determinants.
With regard to both of these aspects, Romanische Sprachgeschichte breaks
away from the typical focus on the history of the individual national
Romance languages and adds a diachronic dimension to the continuum of
language varieties within the Romance language area. Thematic parallels and
contrastive analysis of the various Romance languages and language areas
make it possible to observe and analyze divergences as well as convergences
in language development under different sociohistorical conditions.

The main languages of publication are German and French. However, a few
articles in Spanish and Italian are also included.

published by Walter de Gruyter

Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics
                            Sociolinguistics
Language Family(ies): Romance

Written In: None ()

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