LINGUIST List 10.875

Tue Jun 8 1999

Books: Afroasiatic

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  1. LINCOM EUROPA, Development of Afro-asiatic Comparative-Historical Linguistics in Russia

Message 1: Development of Afro-asiatic Comparative-Historical Linguistics in Russia

Date: Sat, 05 Jun 1999 12:22:46 +0200
From: LINCOM EUROPA <LINCOM.EUROPAt-online.de>
Subject: Development of Afro-asiatic Comparative-Historical Linguistics in Russia

DEVELOPMENT OF AFRO-ASIATIC (SEMITO-HAMITIC) COMPARATIVE-HISTORICAL
LINGUISTICS IN RUSSIA AND THE FORMER SOVIET UNION
Tak�cs, G�bor

This study gives the first science history and a detailed and extensive
scientific appraisal of the works by the Russian school (or "Moscow
school") of Afro-Asiatic (Semito-Hamitic) comparative-historical
linguistics in the past three decades.
	The book contains the following parts: 1. A general overview of roots
of Afro-Asiatic linguistics in Russia before 1965. 2. A concise survey
of development of Afro-Asiatic studies from 1965 in Russia. 3. A most
detailed presentation and critical appraisal of works by the Russian
comparativists on the reconstruction of Afro-Asiatic comparative
phonology and lexicon in the light of research results of other
("Western") scholars (incl. my own observations). 4. A concise
description of the so-called "Nostratic theory" and introduction of the
"Moscow school of comparative linguistics" in the latest three decades.
5. The work ends with a comprehensive bibliography of all cited works.
This is at the same time the first bibliography that includes all
Russian works on Afro-Asiatic linguistics from 1965.

ISBN 3 89586 591 5. 
LINCOM Studies in Afroasiatic Linguistics 02. 
Ca. 200 pp. USD 60 / DM 98 / pound sterling 36. 

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1999 Contributors

  • Arnold Publishers
  • Blackwell Publishers
  • Cascadilla Press
  • CSLI Publications
  • Elsevier Science, Ltd.
  • Finno-Ugrian Society
  • Indiana University Linguistics Club Publications
  • John Benjamins Publishing Company
  • Kluwer Academic Publishers
  • Lawrence Erlbaum Assoc.
  • Lincom Europa
  • MIT Press--Books Division
  • MIT Working Papers in Linguisticsi
  • Mouton de Gruyter
  • Pacific Linguistics
  • Summer Institute of Linguistics
  • Utrecht Institute of Linguistics OTS
  • Vaxjo:Acta Wexionesia