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Title: The Handbook of the History of English
URL: http://www.blackwellpublishing.com/063123344X
Series Title: Blackwell Handbooks in Linguistics
Description:

The Handbook of the History of English is a collection of articles written
by leading specialists in the field that focus on the theoretical issues
behind the facts of the changing English language.
The book organizes the theoretical issues behind the facts of the changing
English language innovatively and applies recent insights to old problems;
surveys the history of English from the perspective of structural
developments in areas such as phonology, prosody, morphology, syntax,
semantics, language variation, and dialectology; offers readers a
comprehensive overview of the various theoretical perspectives available to
the study of the history of English and sets new objectives for further
research.

Publication Year: 2006
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
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Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics
Subject Language(s): English
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 063123344X
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 800
Prices: U.K.£ 99.99
U.S.$ 149.95