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Title: Language, Frogs and Savants
Subtitle: More Linguistic Problems, Puzzles and Polemics
Written By: Neil Smith
URL: http://www.blackwellpublishing.com/book.asp?ref=1405130377&site=1
Description:

With topics ranging from language death to sign language, Language, Frogs
and Savants offers a glimpse into the fascinating world of linguistics.

*Written by one of the most senior figures in linguistics.

*Features fascinating topics ranging from language death to sign language.

*Includes an introduction to the current vision of linguistics most closely
associated with Noam Chomsky.

*Contains a glossary of all technical terms and interpretations.

Publication Year: 2005
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
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Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 1405130377
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 184
Prices: U.K. £ 45.00
U.S. $ 59.95

 
 
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 1405130385
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 184
Prices: U.S. $ 21.95
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