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Title: Ergativity
Subtitle: Emerging Issues
Edited By: Alana Johns
Diane Massam
Juvenal Ndayiragije
URL: http://www.springer.com/978-1-4020-4187-7
Series Title: Studies in Natural Language and Linguistic Theory
Description:

*Contains cutting edge theoretical papers by top authors in the field
*New data from original field work brought to the public

The overarching theme of this volume is the formal expression of the range
and limits of ergativity. The book contains cutting-edge theoretical papers
by top authors in the field, who also conduct original field work and bring
new data to light. It contains articles that apply the most recent
theoretical tools to the area of ergativity, and then explore the issues
that emerge. Languages investigated in the text include Basque, Georgian,
and Hindi.

Publication Year: 2007
Publisher: Springer
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Linguistic Field(s): Linguistic Theories
Morphology
Typology
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 140204187X
ISBN-13: 9781402041877
Pages: 368
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U.K. £ 38.50
Europe EURO 49.95