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Title: Explanation in Historical Linguistics
Written By: Garry W. Davis
Edited By: Gregory K. Iverson
Description:

The first of two volumes deriving from papers presented at the Nineteenth Annual UWM Linguistic Symposium in April 1990, this work investigates the general question of what constitutes an explanation of diachronic change, and illustrates proposals in the context of various specific problems in historical linguistics.

Publication Year: 1992
Publisher: John Benjamins
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Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 1556191391
ISBN-13: 9781556191398
Pages: 227
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