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Title: Strukturen im Sprachraum
Subtitle: Analysen zur arealtypologischen Komplexit├Ąt der Dialekte in Deutschland
Written By: Alfred Lameli
Series Title: De Gruyter Linguistik - Impulse & Tendenzen 54

This book establishes new criteria for defining the German linguistic landscape. Several spatio-structural analyses are devoted to describing and explaining phenomena of linguistic geography and historical processes, such as the reconciliation of dialects during and since the 19th century. The result is a data-driven model of historical dialects that contributes to our understanding of the dynamics of language. By linking the analysis to extra-linguistic factors, it also serves as a structural bridge for cultural scholars working in other disciplines.

Publication Year: 2013
Publisher: De Gruyter Mouton
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Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics
Text/Corpus Linguistics
Anthropological Linguistics
Language Change
Subject Language(s): German
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Format: Hardback
ISBN-13: 9783110331233
Pages: 355
Prices: Europe EURO 99.95

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ISBN-13: 9783110331394
Pages: 355
Prices: Europe EURO 99.95