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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: Syntactic Heads and Word Formation
Written By: Marit Julien
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Series Title: Oxford Studies in Comparative Syntax
Description:

Marit Julien investigates the relation between morphology and syntax, or more specifically, the relation between the form of inflected verbs and the position of those verbs. She surveys 530 languages and shows that, with the exception of agreement markers, the positioning of verbal inflectional markers relative to verb stems is compatible with a syntactic approach to morphology.

Publication Year: 2002
Publisher: Oxford University Press
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Linguistic Field(s): Morphology
Syntax
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 0195149505
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 416 pp
Prices: $ 74.00

 
 
Format: Loose Leaf
ISBN: 0195149513
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 416 pp
Prices: $ 45.00