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Title: The Bloomsbury Companion to Historical Linguistics
Edited By: Silvia Luraghi
Vit Luraghi
Series Title: Bloomsbury Companions

Originally published as the Continuum Companion to Historical Linguistics, this book brings together a number of leading scholars who provide a combination of different approaches to current and new issues in historical linguistics, while supplying an exhaustive and up-to-date coverage of sub-fields traditionally regarded as central to historical linguistics research. The editors aim to build a solid background for further discussion and to indicate directions for new research on relevant open questions. The book includes coverage of key terms, a list of resources, and sections on: - history of research - methodology - phonology - morphology - grammatical categories - syntax - grammaticalization - semantics - etymology - language contact - sociolinguistics - causes of language change It is a complete resource for researchers working on historical linguistics.

Publication Year: 2013
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing (formerly The Continuum International Publishing Group)
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Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics
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Format: Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781441130105
Pages: 480
Prices: U.K. £ 24.99