LINGUIST List 24.2825

Thu Jul 11 2013

Books: The Bloomsbury Companion to Historical Linguistics: Luraghi, Luraghi (Eds)

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Date: 26-Jun-2013
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Subject: The Bloomsbury Companion to Historical Linguistics: Luraghi, Luraghi (Eds)
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Title: The Bloomsbury Companion to Historical Linguistics Series Title: Bloomsbury Companions Published: 2013 Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing (formerly The Continuum International Publishing Group)

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Editor: Silvia Luraghi Editor: Vit Luraghi Paperback: ISBN: 9781441130105 Pages: 480 Price: U.K. £ 24.99

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.

Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics
Written In: English (eng)

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Cambridge University Press

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Bloomsbury Linguistics (formerly Continuum Linguistics)


Cambridge Scholars Publishing

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Classiques Garnier

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Edinburgh University Press

Elsevier Ltd

Equinox Publishing Ltd

European Language Resources Association (ELRA)

Georgetown University Press

John Benjamins

Lincom GmbH

MIT Press

Multilingual Matters

Narr Francke Attempto Verlag GmbH + Co. KG

Oxford University Press

Palgrave Macmillan

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Routledge (Taylor and Francis)


University of Toronto Press


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International Pragmatics Assoc.

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SIL International Publications

Universitat Jaume I

University of Nebraska Press

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