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Title: Principles of Linguistic Change: Volume 1: Internal Factors
Written By: William Labov

This book develops the general principles of linguistic change that form the foundations of historical linguistics, dialectology and sociolinguistics. It is concerned with the factors that govern the internal development of linguistic structures: the mechanisms of change, the constraints on change, and the ways in which change is embedded in the larger linguistic system.

Publication Year: 1994
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
Co-publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
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Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 0631179143
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 672
Prices: U.K. £ 19.99
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