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Words in Time and Place: Exploring Language Through the Historical Thesaurus of the Oxford English Dictionary

By David Crystal

Offers a unique view of the English language and its development, and includes witty commentary and anecdotes along the way.


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The Indo-European Controversy: Facts and Fallacies in Historical Linguistics

By Asya Pereltsvaig and Martin W. Lewis

This book "asserts that the origin and spread of languages must be examined primarily through the time-tested techniques of linguistic analysis, rather than those of evolutionary biology" and "defends traditional practices in historical linguistics while remaining open to new techniques, including computational methods" and "will appeal to readers interested in world history and world geography."


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Title: Language Acquisition and Development
Subtitle: Proceedings of GALA 2007
Edited By: Anna Gavarró
Maria João Freitas
Description:

This volume gathers fifty papers from the conference Generative Approaches
to Language Acquisition, GALA 2007, celebrated in Barcelona between the 6th
and 8th of September, 2007. It covers the areas of syntax and phonology of
child language from the theoretical perspective of generative grammar – the
theoretical outlook which first placed language acquisition at the centre
of linguistic inquiry.

Publication Year: 2008
Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Subject Language(s): None
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Format: Hardback
ISBN-13: 9781847186188
Pages: 520
Prices: U.K. £ 44.99