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Tue Nov 30 2010

TOC: Diachronica 27/2 (2010)

Editor for this issue: Justin Petro <justinlinguistlist.org>

        1.     Paul Peranteau , Diachronica Vol. 27, No. 2 (2010)

Message 1: Diachronica Vol. 27, No. 2 (2010)
Date: 28-Nov-2010
From: Paul Peranteau <paulbenjamins.com>
Subject: Diachronica Vol. 27, No. 2 (2010)
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Publisher: John Benjamins

Journal Title: Diachronica
Volume Number: 27
Issue Number: 2
Issue Date: 2010

Subtitle: Quantitative Approaches to Linguistic Diversity. Commemorating the centenary of the birth of Morris Swadesh.

Main Text:

Quantitative Approaches to Linguistic Diversity
Commemorating the centenary of the birth of Morris Swadesh
Special Issue of Diachronica 27:2 (2010)
Edited by Søren Wichmann and Anthony P. Grant
Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology & Leiden University / Edge Hill

Diachronica 27:2

2010. v, 168 pp.
Table of contents

Articles / Aufsätze

Swadesh’s life and place in linguistics
Anthony P. Grant 191–196

A full-scale test of the language farming dispersal hypothesis
Harald Hammarström 197–213

Do languages originate and become extinct at constant rates?
Eric W. Holman 214–225

Borrowability and the notion of basic vocabulary
Uri Tadmor, Martin Haspelmath and Bradley Taylor 226–246

Homelands of the world’s language families: A quantitative approach
Søren Wichmann, André Müller and Viveka Velupillai 247–276

On using qualitative lexicostatistics to illuminate language history: Some
techniques and case studies
Anthony P. Grant 277–300

Beyond lexicostatistics: How to get more out of ‘word list’ comparisons
Paul Heggarty 301–324

Phonetic comparison, varieties, and networks: Swadesh’s influence lives on here
Jennifer Sullivan and April McMahon 325–340

A stochastic local search approach to language tree reconstruction
Francesca Tria, Emanuele Caglioti, Vittorio Loreto and Andrea Pagnani 341–358

Linguistic Field(s): History of Linguistics
                            Text/Corpus Linguistics
                            Historical Linguistics

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