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Title: Historical Linguistics 1993. Selected Papers from the 11th International Conference on Historical Linguistics, Los Angeles, 16-20 August 1993
Edited By: Henning Andersen
Series Title: Current Issues in Linguistic Theory
Description:

This volume contains a selection of papers from the 11th International Conference on Historical Linguistics; among them are a few presented at the workshop on Typology and Parameters organized during the conference. The 34 papers discuss a variety of topics, reflecting the latest developments in research in historical linguistics and covering a wide range of languages. Contributions by: Andrew Allen; Gregory S. Anderson; Julie Auger; Laurel Brinton & Dieter Stein; Vit Bubenik; Kate Burridge; Concepcion Company; C. Jac Conradie; Thomas D. Cravens & Luciano Giannelli; Naomi Cull; Andrei Danchev; Bridget Drinka; Richard Epstein; Jadranka Gvozdanovic; Kaoru Horie; Masataka Ishikawa; Bernard Jacquinod; Dieter Kastovsky; Ritva Laury; Leena Lostedt, Silvia Luraghi; Maria Manoliu-Manea; Jaap van Marle; Ana Maria Martins; Chantal Melis; Robert W. Murray; Johanna Nichols; Jairo Nunes; Claudia Parodi; Betty S. Philips; Susan Pintzuk; Pieter van Reenen & Lene Schosler; Elke Ronneberger-Sibold; Nigel Vincent.

Publication Year: 1995
Publisher: John Benjamins
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Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics
Typology
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 1556195788
ISBN-13: 9781556195785
Pages: 460
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