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Title: Selected Proceedings of the 2012 Symposium on New Approaches in English Historical Lexis (HEL-LEX 3)
Edited By: Roderick William McConchie
Teo Juvonen
Mark Kaunisto
Minna K. Nevala
Jukka Tyrkkö
Series Title: Cascadilla Proceedings Project

The third international New Approaches in English Historical Lexis Symposium was held at Tvärminne, a marine biology research station of the University of Helsinki, March 7-10, 2012. This volume contains 16 of the 30 papers presented at the conference, including the plenaries by Lynda Mugglestone from Pembroke College, Oxford, and Michael Adams of the Indiana University. The complete table of contents is available at along with abstracts and the complete papers in PDF format. This volume has been published by Cascadilla Proceedings Project, an imprint of Cascadilla Press. Proceedings from Cascadilla Proceedings Project are published in library binding, with free web access to all of the papers in the proceedings through our web site at

Publication Year: 2013
Publisher: Cascadilla Press
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Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics
Subject Language(s): English
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Format: Hardback
ISBN-13: 9781574734553
Pages: 188
Prices: U.S. $ 220.00