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LINGUIST List 22.2597

Wed Jun 22 2011

Books: Typology/Sociolinguistics/Language Documentation: Siemund (Ed)

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        1.     Julia Ulrich , Linguistic Universals and Language Variation: Siemund (Ed)

Message 1: Linguistic Universals and Language Variation: Siemund (Ed)
Date: 20-Jun-2011
From: Julia Ulrich <julia.ulrichdegruyter.com>
Subject: Linguistic Universals and Language Variation: Siemund (Ed)
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Title: Linguistic Universals and Language Variation
Series Title: Trends in Linguistics. Studies and Monographs [TiLSM] 231
Published: 2011
Publisher: De Gruyter Mouton
                http://www.degruyter.com/mouton

Book URL: http://www.degruyter.com/cont/fb/sk/detailEn.cfm?id=IS-9783110238051-1

Editor: Peter Siemund
Electronic: ISBN: 9783110238068 Pages: 472 Price: Europe EURO 99.95
Hardback: ISBN: 9783110238051 Pages: 472 Price: Europe EURO 99.95
Abstract:

The volume explores the relationship between linguistic universals and
language variation. Its contributions identify the recurrent patterns and
principles behind the complex spectrum of observable variation. The volume
bridges the gap between cross-linguistic variation, regional variation,
diachronic variation, contact-induced variation as well as socially conditioned
variation. Moreover, it addresses fundamental methodological and theoretical
issues of variation research.

The volume brings together internationally renowned specialists of their fields
while, at the same time, offering a platform for gifted and highly talented
young researchers. The authors come from different theoretical backgrounds
and through their work illustrate a rich array of scientific methods. All authors
share a strong belief in empirically founded theoretical work.

The contributions span a high number of languages and dialects from many
parts of the world. They are extremely broad in their empirical coverage
addressing an impressive selection of grammatical domains.

Linguistic Field(s): Discipline of Linguistics
                            Language Documentation
                            Sociolinguistics
                            Typology

Written In: English (eng )

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