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Title: The Slavic Languages
Written By: Roland Sussex
Paul Cubberley
Description:

Please Note: This is a new version of a previously announced text.

Including Bosnian, Russian, Polish and Slovak, the Slavic group of languages is
the fourth largest Indo-European sub-group. Spoken by 297 million people, it is
one of the major language families of the modern world. This book presents a
survey of all aspects of the linguistic structure of the Slavic languages.

Roland Sussex and Paul Cubberley cover Slavic dialects and sociolinguistic
issues, and the socio-historical evolution of the Slavic languages, in addition to
general linguistic topics.

Publication Year: 2011
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
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Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics
Historical Linguistics
Language Documentation
Morphology
Phonology
Sociolinguistics
Syntax
Language Family(ies): Slavic Subgroup
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Versions:
Format: Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780521294485
Prices: U.K. £ 35.00
U.S. $ 60.00