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Name: Maggie  Tallerman
Institution: Newcastle University
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Homepage: http://www.ncl.ac.uk/elll/staff/profile/maggie.tallerman
State and/or Country: United Kingdom   
Linguistic Field(s): Morphology
Syntax
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  Understanding Syntax
 Understanding Syntax, Second edition
 Language Origins
 The Syntax of Welsh
 Understanding Syntax
 The Oxford Handbook of Language Evolution
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Understanding Syntax
 The Oxford Handbook of Language Evolution
Dissertation Director * of: Case, Agreement and Movement in Arabic: A minimalist approach
(Mamdouh Musabhien, Author)
Academic Paper Abstract: Sverker Johansson, Origins of Language: constraints on hypotheses (Converging Evidence in Language and Communication Research 5). Amsterdam & Philadelphia: John Benjamins, 2005. Pp. xi+345.
Phrase structure vs. dependency: The analysis of Welsh syntactic soft mutation
Join the dots: A musical interlude in the evolution of language?

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.



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