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LINGUIST List 24.826

Thu Feb 14 2013

Books: In Search of Universal Grammar: Lohndal (Ed)

Editor for this issue: Rebekah McClure <rebekahlinguistlist.org>

Date: 11-Feb-2013
From: Karin Plijnaar <karin.plijnaarbenjamins.nl>
Subject: In Search of Universal Grammar: Lohndal (Ed)
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Title: In Search of Universal Grammar
Subtitle: From Old Norse to Zoque
Series Title: Linguistik Aktuell/Linguistics Today 202
Published: 2013
Publisher: John Benjamins
                http://www.benjamins.com/

Book URL: http://benjamins.com/catalog/la.202

Editor: Terje Lohndal
Electronic: ISBN: 9789027272430 Pages: 361 Price: U.S. $ 149.00
Electronic: ISBN: 9789027272430 Pages: 361 Price: Europe EURO 99.00
Electronic: ISBN: 9789027272430 Pages: 361 Price: U.K. £ 83.00
Hardback: ISBN: 9789027255853 Pages: 361 Price: Europe EURO 104.94
Hardback: ISBN: 9789027255853 Pages: 361 Price: U.K. £ 83.00
Hardback: ISBN: 9789027255853 Pages: 361 Price: U.S. $ 149.00
Abstract:

This volume in honor of Jan Terje Faarlund covers the areas in which he has contributed to linguistic theorizing, ranging from in-depth studies of Norwegian and Scandinavian grammar both synchronically and diachronically, to work on the Indian language Chiapas Zoque. The book is organized thematically with two chapters on each topic: The grammar of the Scandinavian languages (Tor A. Åfarli and Christer Platzack); language policies and sociolinguistics (Unn Røyneland and Peter Trudgill); French (Hans Petter Helland and Christine Meklenborg Salvesen); language change (Werner Abraham and Elly van Gelderen); lesser-studied languages (Alice Harris and Jerry Sadock); language acquisition (David Lightfoot and Marit Westergaard); and language evolution (Erika Hagelberg and Salikoko Mufwene). This book will be of interest to a wide range of readers, from students to scholars working on any of the areas covered.

Linguistic Field(s): Discipline of Linguistics
                            Linguistic Theories

Written In: English (eng)

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