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Words in Time and Place: Exploring Language Through the Historical Thesaurus of the Oxford English Dictionary

By David Crystal

Offers a unique view of the English language and its development, and includes witty commentary and anecdotes along the way.


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The Indo-European Controversy: Facts and Fallacies in Historical Linguistics

By Asya Pereltsvaig and Martin W. Lewis

This book "asserts that the origin and spread of languages must be examined primarily through the time-tested techniques of linguistic analysis, rather than those of evolutionary biology" and "defends traditional practices in historical linguistics while remaining open to new techniques, including computational methods" and "will appeal to readers interested in world history and world geography."


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Title: Three is a Crowd?
Subtitle: Acquiring Portuguese in a Trilingual Environment
Written By: Madalena Cruz-Ferreira
URL: http://www.multilingual-matters.com/multi/display.asp?isb=1853598380
Series Title: Child Language and Child Development
Description:

The book describes three siblings' apportioning of linguistic and cultural
space among three languages: Portuguese, Swedish and English. Parallel
strategies accounting for monolingual and multilingual language management
shape a truly illuminating picture of child linguistic competence.
Written by a multilingual parent, educator and linguist, this book is for
parents, educators and linguists in our predominantly, increasingly
multilingual world.

Publication Year: 2006
Publisher: Multilingual Matters
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Linguistic Field(s): Psycholinguistics
Language Acquisition
Subject Language(s): English
Portuguese
Swedish
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 1853598380
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 344
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