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Title: History of Linguistics 1996: Volume 1: Traditions in Linguistics Worldwide. Selected papers from the Seventh International Conference on the History of the Language Sciences (ICHOLS VII), Oxford, 12-17 September 1996
Series Title: Studies in the History of the Language Sciences 94
Description:

The papers in this volume present a colourful picture of the range of research currently being undertaken in the field of the history of linguistics, with contribution both from established scholars and from younger researchers. The volume is organised on a geographical basis, with sections devoted to a number of different traditions in linguistics world-wide.
The opening section is concerned with a number of general and methodological topics - ranging from the notion of 'revolution' in linguistic historiography to the history of the study of ape language
- with contributions from Konrad Koerner, Peter Schmitter, Pieter A.M.
Seuren, Talbot Taylor and Stuart Shanker. The second section is devoted to 'missionary linguistics', an umbrella category for the early contacts of Europeans with non-European languages. This section includes contributions from Cristina Altman, Manuel Breva-Claramonte,
Lindsey Crickmay, Sabine Dedenbach-Salazar Sáenz, Julia Falk, Beatriz
Garza Cuarón, John Joseph, Michael Mackert, Cristina Monzón, Elke
Nowak and Richard Steadman-Jones. Subsequent sections address individual traditions in linguistics. III. The Celtic Tradition:
Daniel Davis, Eugene McKendry, Erich Poppe and Paul Russell. IV. The
Chinese Tradition: Stephen Matthews. V. The Georgian Tradition: Nino
D. Kemertelidze and Alexander Potskhishvili. VI. The Hebrew Tradition:
Yaakov Gruntfest, [the late] David Téné. VII. The Japanese Tradition:
Tadao Shimomiya. VIII. The Persian Tradition: Mehdi Meshkatod Dini,
Éva M. Jeremiás. IX. The Russian Tradition: Sylvie Archaimbault and
Patrick Sériot. X. The Tamil Tradition: Jean-Luc Chevillard.

Publication Year: 2000
Publisher: John Benjamins
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Linguistic Field(s): History of Linguistics
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