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."
Etymologisches Wörterbuch der friesischen Adjektiva
The "Etymological Dictionary of Frisian Adjectives" contains the entire inventory of Old and New Frisian adjectives in their Germanic and Indo-Germanic context. Starting from a Germanic basic form, the phonetic history, word formation and development of the meaning is discussed for each adjective. Mention is also made of the loan influences of the neighboring languages Low German, Dutch and Danish.