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Title: History and Perspectives of Language Study
Series Title: Current Issues in Linguistic Theory 186
Description:

Each of the contributions in this volume expresses in some way the hope that it is possible to achieve an integrity of linguistics, understood as a science of man, in its psychological, sociological, pragmatic and cultural context. The first section focuses on the history of language study, the second section on the integrative description of facets of language, and the last section on the need for the study of language in context.

Contributions by: Wolfgang Kühlwein; Ljubisa Rajic; László Dezso;
Dubravko Skiljan; W. Keith Percival; E.F.K. Koerner;
Wayles Browne; Milka Ivic; Jacek Fisiak and Camiel Hamans;
Olga Miseska Tomic; Anders Ahlqvist; Peter H. Nelde and
Peter J. Weber; Rudolf Filipovic; Albina Necak Luk;
George Thomas; Dunja Jutronic; Damir Kalogjera.

Publication Year: 2000
Publisher: John Benjamins
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Linguistic Field(s): History of Linguistics
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ISBN: 1556199635
ISBN-13: 9781556199639
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