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Title: Annual Review of South Asian Languages and Linguistics
Subtitle: 2007
Series Title: Trends in Linguistics. Studies and Monographs [TiLSM] 190

South Asia is home to a large number of languages and dialects. Although
linguists working on this region have made significant contributions to our
understanding of language, society, and language in society on a global
scale, there is as yet no recognized international forum for the exchange
of ideas amongst linguists working on South Asia.

The Annual Review of South Asian Languages and Linguistics is designed to
be just that forum. It brings together empirical and theoretical research
and serves as a testing ground for the articulation of new ideas and
approaches which may be grounded in a study of South Asian languages but
which have universal applicability.

Each volume will have four major sections:
I. Invited contributions consisting of state-of-the-art essays on research
in South Asian languages.
II. Refereed open submissions focusing on relevant issues and providing
various viewpoints.
III. Reports from around the world, book reviews and abstracts of doctoral

South Asia (language)

Research Libraries, Researchers and Students working in the Fields of South
Asian Languages, Sociolinguistics, Language Studies, Grammar, Literature
and Sociology

Publication Year: 2007
Publisher: De Gruyter Mouton
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Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 3110195836
ISBN-13: 9783110195835
Pages: 197
Prices: Europe EURO 98.00
U.S. $ 137.00