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LINGUIST List 20.2892

Wed Aug 26 2009

Books: Typology/Historical Ling/Socioling: Ball, Muller (Eds)

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        1.    Tara Thomas, The Celtic Languages: Ball, Muller (Eds)

Message 1: The Celtic Languages: Ball, Muller (Eds)
Date: 25-Aug-2009
From: Tara Thomas <Tara.Thomastaylorandfrancis.com>
Subject: The Celtic Languages: Ball, Muller (Eds)
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Title: The Celtic Languages, Second Edition
Series Title: Routledge Language Family Series
Published: 2009
Publisher: Routledge (Taylor and Francis)
                http://www.routledge.com/

Book URL: http://www.routledge.com/books/The-Celtic-Languages-isbn9780415422796

Editor: Martin J. Ball
Editor: Nicole Muller
Electronic: ISBN: 0203882482 9780203882481 Pages: 816 Price: U.S. $ 315.00
Hardback: ISBN: 0415422795 9780415422796 Pages: 816 Price: U.S. $ 315.00
Abstract:

The Celtic Languages describes in depth all the Celtic languages from
historical, structural and sociolinguistic perspectives with individual
chapters on Irish, Scottish Gaelic, Manx, Welsh, Breton and Cornish.

This second edition has been thoroughly revised to provide a comprehensive
and up to date account of the modern Celtic languages and their current
sociolinguistic status along with complete descriptions of the historical
languages.

This comprehensive volume is arranged in four parts. The first part offers
a description of the typological aspects of the Celtic languages followed
by a scene setting historical account of the emergence of these languages.
Chapters devoted to Continental Celtic, Old and Middle Irish, and Old and
Middle Welsh follow. Parts two and three are devoted to linguistic
descriptions of the contemporary languages. Part two has chapters on Irish,
Scots Gaelic and Manx, while Part three covers Welsh, Breton and Cornish.
Part four is devoted to the sociolinguistic situation of the four
contemporary Celtic languages and a final chapter describes the status of
the two revived languages Cornish and Manx.

With contributions from a variety of scholars of the highest reputation,
The Celtic Languages continues to be an invaluable tool for both students
and teachers of linguistics, especially those with an interest in typology,
language universals and the unique sociolinguistic position which the
Celtic languages occupy.

Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics
                            Sociolinguistics
                            Typology

Subject Language(s): Breton (bre)
                            Cornish (cor)
                            Gaelic, Irish (gle)
                            Gaelic, Scottish (gla)
                            Manx (glv)
                            Welsh (cym)
                            Middle Welsh (wlm)
                            Middle Irish (mga)
                            Old Irish (sga)
                            Old Welsh (owl)
Language Family(ies): Continental Celtic

Written In: English (eng )

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http://linguistlist.org/get-book.html?BookID=43019


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