LINGUIST List 9.176

Thu Feb 5 1998

Books: Avail for review: Turkish, Sociolinguistics

Editor for this issue: Andrew Carnie <carnielinguistlist.org>


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Message 1: Available for review

Date: Thu, 5 Feb 1998 13:33:08 -0500 (EST)
From: Andrew Carnie <carnielinguistlist.org>
Subject: Available for review

The books listed below are in the LINGUIST office and now
available for review. If you are interested in reviewing
a book (or leading a discussion of the book); please contact 
our book review editor, Andrew Carnie, at:

carnielinguistlist.org

Please include in your request message a brief statement about your
research interests, background, affiliation and other information that might
be valuable to help us select a suitable reviewer.


TURKISH GRAMMAR:

Kornfilt, Jaklin (1997) Turkish, Descriptive Grammars Series. Bernard Comrie
	(ed). Routledge: London.

Based on Comrie's grammar questionnaire (77), this is a comprehensive
grammar of Turkish with emphasis on syntax, morphology and phonology.
An erratum sheet for this grammar is available directly from the author
at kornfiltmailbox.syr.edu

SOCIOLINGUISTICS/HISTORY OF LINGUISTICS:

Paulston, Christina & G. Richard Tucker (eds) (1997) The Early Days of
	Sociolinguistics: Meomires and Reflections. Summer Institute of
	 LInguistics. Austin.

A compendium of 36 aritcles by participants in teh development of the field
of sociolinguistics. The volume provides an insider's perspective on the,
issues both practical and theoretical which motivated individuals and
institutions to turn to a view of langauge as inextricably connected to
society and culture.
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