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Vowel Length From Latin to Romance

By Michele Loporcaro

This book "draws on extensive empirical data, including from lesser known varieties" and "puts forward a new account of a well-known diachronic phenomenon."


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Letter Writing and Language Change

Edited By Anita Auer, Daniel Schreier, and Richard J. Watts

This book "challenges the assumption that there is only one 'legitimate' and homogenous form of English or of any other language" and "supports the view of different/alternative histories of the English language and will appeal to readers who are skeptical of 'standard' language ideology."


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Title: Language and Conceptualization
Edited By: Jan Nuyts
URL: http://www.cambridge.org/us/catalogue/catalogue.asp?isbn=0521553032
Description:

To what extent is conceptualization based on linguistic representation? And
to what extent is it variable across cultures, communities or even
individuals? Of crucial importance in the attempt to develop a
comprehensive theory of human cognition, these remain among the most
difficult questions in the cognitive sciences. This volume brings together
ten new contributions from leading scholars working in a wide cross section
of disciplines, including linguistics, anthropology, psychology and philosophy.

Publication Year: 1997
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
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Linguistic Field(s): Cognitive Science
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