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Title: The Handbook of Chinese Linguistics
Edited By: C.T. James James Huang
Y. H. Audrey Li
Andrew Simpson
URL: http://www.wiley.com/WileyCDA/WileyTitle/productCd-0470655348.html
Series Title: Blackwell Handbooks in Linguistics
Description:

The Handbook of Chinese Linguistics is the first comprehensive introduction to Chinese linguistics from the perspective of modern theoretical and formal linguistics. Containing twenty-five chapters, the book offers a balanced, accessible and thoughtfully organized introduction to some of the most important results of research into Chinese linguistics carried out by theoretical linguists during the last thirty years. Presenting critical overviews of a wide range of major topics, it is the first to meet the great demand for an overview volume on core areas of Chinese linguistics.

Authoritative contributions describe and assess the major achievements and controversies of research undertaken in each area, and provide bibliographies for further reading. The contributors refer both to their own work in relevant fields, and objectively present a range of competitor theories and analyses, resulting in a volume that is fully comprehensive in its coverage of theoretical research into Chinese linguistics in recent years.

This unique Handbook is suitable both as a primary reader for structured, taught courses on Chinese linguistics at the university level, and for individual study by graduates and other professional linguists.

Publication Year: 2014
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
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Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics
Language Documentation
Subject Language(s): Chinese, Mandarin
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Format: Hardback
ISBN-13: 9780470655344
Pages: 680
Prices: U.S. $ 195.00

 
 
Format: Electronic
ISBN-13: 9781118584545
Pages: 680
Prices: U.S. $ 156.99