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Title: History of Linguistics in Spain/Historia de la Lingüística en España. Volume II
Edited By: E.F.K. Koerner
Hans-Josef E Niederehe
Series Title: Studies in the History of the Language Sciences

The contributions in this volume, a sequel to the volume published in 1986 (SiHoLS 34), treat many aspects of the history of the language sciences in Spain and in Hibero-America, from the Renaissance and 'Siglo de Oro' to the 20th century. Most papers were published in the journal Historiographia Linguistica; they were complemented with a few invited papers.
Contributions by: María Ángeles Álvares Martínez; Manuel Breva-Claramonte; Manuel Bruña Cuevas; Carmen Codoñer; Miguel Angél Esparza Torres & Vicente Calvo Fernández; Mauro Fernández; José Luis Girón Alconchel; Brigitte Lépinette; Juan M. Lope Blanch; Margerita Lliteras; Marina Maquieira; María José Martínez Alcalde; María Dolores Martínez Gavilán; Angelo Mazzocco; Joaquín Mesa; Hans-Josef Niederehe; Enrique Obediente & Francisco D'Introno; W. Keith Percival; Emilio Ridruejo; José del Valle; Barry L. Velleman.

Publication Year: 2001
Publisher: John Benjamins
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Linguistic Field(s): History of Linguistics
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 1588110753
ISBN-13: 9781588110756
Pages: 463
Prices: U.S. $ 176
Format: Hardback
ISBN: 9027245894
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Pages: 463
Prices: NLG 220.00 EUR 99.83