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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 Glossary of Language and Mind
Written By: Jean Aitchison
Description:

This alphabetical guide to language and mind gives an up-to-date introduction to the key topics of speech comprehension, speech production and child language. Written by a well-known author in the field, the entries are concise and lucid, and provide an easy-to-read overview of an area of linguistics which lies at the core of the human ability to use language.

Publication Year: 2003
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Co-publisher: Edinburgh University Press
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Linguistic Field(s): Psycholinguistics
Neurolinguistics
Cognitive Science
Language Acquisition
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 0195220072
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 144
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