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Title: Semantics, 3rd Edition
Written By: JohnIbrahimSaeed
URL: http://www.wiley.com/WileyCDA/WileyTitle/productCd-1405156392.html
Series Title: Introducing Linguistics
Description:

The third edition of this popular textbook provides an engaging and
accessible introduction to semantics for students new to the field.

-Explores the basic concepts and methods of the field and discusses some of
the most important contemporary lines of research
-Contains new solutions to chapter exercises in order to familiarize the
student with the practice of semantic description
-Completely revised and updated to reflect recent theoretical developments
-Includes new sections on classifiers and noun classes, as well as
conceptual integration

“This book is an invaluable resource for students and instructors. It
offers impressively broad coverage of semantic theory, and it strikes an
ideal balance between theoretical developments and empirical investigation.”
Christopher Potts, University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Publication Year: 2008
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
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Linguistic Field(s): Semantics
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 1405156392
ISBN-13: 9781405156394
Pages: 480
Prices: U.S.$ 44.95