A vivid commentary on Jewish survival and Jewish speech communities that will be enjoyed by the general reader, and is essential reading for students and researchers interested in the study of Middle Eastern languages, Jewish studies, and sociolinguistics.
Phonological Architecture bridges linguistic theory and the biological sciences,
presenting a comprehensive view of phonology from a biological perspective. Its
back-to-basics approach breaks phonology into primitive operations and
representations and investigates their possible origins in cognitive abilities found
throughout the animal kingdom.