The study also highlights the constructs of current linguistic theory, arguing for distinctive features and the notion 'onset' and against some of the claims of Optimality Theory and Usage-based accounts.
The importance of Henk Zeevat's new monograph cannot be overstated. [...] I recommend it to anyone who combines interests in language, logic, and computation [...]. David Beaver, University of Texas at Austin
Early Contacts between Uralic and Indo-European: Linguistic and Archaeological Considerations
Papers presented at an international symposium held at the Tvärminne Research Station of the University of Helsinki 8-10 January, 1999.