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LINGUIST List 24.3865

Wed Oct 02 2013

Books: The Life and Growth of Language: Whitney

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

Date: 01-Oct-2013
From: Joyce Reid <jreidcambridge.org>
Subject: The Life and Growth of Language: Whitney
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Title: The Life and Growth of Language
Publication Year: 2013
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
http://cambridge.org


Book URL: http://www.cambridge.org/us/academic/subjects/languages-linguistics/sociolinguistics/life-and-growth-language


Author: William Dwight Whitney

Paperback: ISBN: 9781108062817 Pages: Price: U.K. £ 22.99
Paperback: ISBN: 9781108062817 Pages: Price: U.S. $ 35.99


Abstract:

Preface; 1. Introductory; 2. How each individual acquires his language; 3. The
conservative and alternative forces in language; 4. Growth of language; 5.
Growth of language (cont.); 6. Growth of language (cont.); 7. Growth of
language (cont.); 8. Summary: the name-making process; 9. Local and class
variation of language; 10. Indo-European language; 11. Linguistic structure;
12. Other families of language; 13. Language and ethnology; 14. Nature and
origin of language; 15. The science of language; Index.




Linguistic Field(s): Anthropological Linguistics
General Linguistics
Historical Linguistics
Language Acquisition
Sociolinguistics

Language Family(ies): Indo-European


Written In: English (eng)

See this book announcement on our website:
http://linguistlist.org/pubs/books/get-book.cfm?BookID=67607

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