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Title: Linguistics: A Very Short Introduction
Written By: Peter H. Matthews
URL: http://www.us.oup.com/us/catalog/general/subject/Linguistics/?view=usa&ci=0192801481
Series Title: Very Short Introductions
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Linguistics falls in the gap between arts and science, on the edges of which the most fascinating discoveries and the most important problems are found. Beginning at the 'arts' and of the subject with the common origins of languages, and finishing at the 'science' end with the newest discoveries regarding language in the brain, this stimulating guide covers all the major aspects of linguistics from a refreshing and insightful angle.

Publication Year: 2003
Publisher: Oxford University Press
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Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics
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Format: Loose Leaf
ISBN: 0192801481
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 152
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