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Title: Concise Encyclopedia of Syntactic Theories
Edited By: Keith Brown
Jim Miller

This volume presents a comprehensive picture of the evolution of syntactic theories. Based on the foundation provided by the award winning Encyclopedia of Language and Linguistics, this volume will be an invaluable reference work, not only for those studying specific theories, but also for those with a wider interest in matters of linguistic theory.

Publication Year: 1996
Publisher: Elsevier Ltd
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Linguistic Field(s): Linguistic Theories
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 0080427111
ISBN-13: N/A