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Title: Hispanic Linguistics at the Turn of the Millennium: Papers from the 3rd Hispanic Linguistics Symposium
Edited By: Héctor Campos
Elena Herburger
Alfonso Morales-Front
Thomas J. Walsh
Series Title: Papers from the Hispanic Linguistics Symposium

The papers in this volume were selected from those presented at the 3rd Hispanic Linguistics Symposium held at Georgetown University in October 1999. We are delighted to be publishing selected proceedings from this annual conference. 10 of the papers in this book discuss phonology, phonetics, and historical linguistics. The other 15 papers focus on syntax, semantics, and pragmatics. The volume offers an excellent snapshot of the research currently being done in Hispanic linguistics.

Publication Year: 2001
Publisher: Cascadilla Press
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Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics
Subject Language(s): Spanish
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 1574731149
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 414
Prices: U.S. $ $58.00

Format: Paperback
ISBN: 1574730142
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 414
Prices: U.S. $ $28.00