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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: Papers in Laboratory Phonology V: Language Acquisition and the Lexicon
Edited By: Michael Broe
Janet B Pierrehumbert
Description:

Papers in Laboratory Phonology V sets two new themes: language acquisition
and lexical representation. Contributors tackle the central problem of what
constitutes a possible word in generative phonology, employing contemporary
approaches such as Optimality Theory, connectionism, and stochastic
grammars. Several papers integrate the issues of lexical representation and
language acquisition by undertaking to explain the organization of the
adult phonological system as the end product of the acquisition process.
This timely collection will be of interest to a wide range of researchers
in phonetics, phonology, psycholinguistics, and the study of speech disorders.

Publication Year: 2000
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Co-publisher: Cambridge University Press
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Linguistic Field(s): Phonetics
Phonology
Psycholinguistics
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