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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: A Derivational Approach to Syntactic Relations
Written By: Samuel David Epstein
Ruriko Kawashima
Erich M Groat
Hisatsugu Kitahara
URL: http://www.oup-usa.org/
Description:

This book presents a Minimalist analysis of syntactic relations. The authors argue that certain fundamental relations such as c-command, dominance, and checking relations can be explained within a derivational approach to structure-building couched within a new and controversial level-free model of the syntactic component of the human language faculty.

Publication Year: 1998
Publisher: Oxford University Press
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Linguistic Field(s): Syntax
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 019511115X
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 208pp
Prices: U.S. $ 60.00

 
 
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 0195111141
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 208pp
Prices: U.S. $ 29.95