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Words in Time and Place: Exploring Language Through the Historical Thesaurus of the Oxford English Dictionary

By David Crystal

Offers a unique view of the English language and its development, and includes witty commentary and anecdotes along the way.


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The Indo-European Controversy: Facts and Fallacies in Historical Linguistics

By Asya Pereltsvaig and Martin W. Lewis

This book "asserts that the origin and spread of languages must be examined primarily through the time-tested techniques of linguistic analysis, rather than those of evolutionary biology" and "defends traditional practices in historical linguistics while remaining open to new techniques, including computational methods" and "will appeal to readers interested in world history and world geography."


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Title: The Proper Treatment of Events
Written By: Michiel van Lambalgen
Fritz Hamm
URL: http://www.blackwellpublishing.com/1405112123
Series Title: Explorations in Semantics
Description:

The Proper Treatment of Events offers a novel approach to the semantics of
tense and aspect motivated by cognitive considerations.

- Offers a new theory of the semantics of tense aspect and nominalizations
that combines formal semantics and cognitive approaches.

- Written accessibly for students and scholars in theoretical linguists, as
well as in philosophy of language, logic, cognitive science, and computer
science.

- Accompanied by a website (http://staff.science.uva.nl/~michiell/) that
provides slides for instructors and background material for students.

Publication Year: 2005
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
Review: Read the review
BibTex: View BibTex record
Linguistic Field(s): Linguistic Theories
Philosophy of Language
Semantics
Cognitive Science
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Versions:
Format: Hardback
ISBN: 1405112131
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 264
Prices: U.S. $ 74.95

 
 
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 1405112123
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 264
Prices: U.S. $ 39.95