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Title: Linguistic Bibliography for the Year 2011 / / Bibliographie Linguistique de l’année 2011
Edited By: René Genis
Hella G. Olbertz
Sijmen Tol
Eline van der Veken
URL: http://www.brill.com/linguistic-bibliography-year-2011-bibliographie-linguistique-de-l-annee-2011
Series Title: Linguistic Bibliography
Description:

The 'Linguistic Bibliography / Bibliographie Linguistique' is the annual bibliography of theoretical linguistics published by the Permanent International Committee of Linguists under the auspices of the International Council of Philosophy and Humanistic Studies of UNESCO. With a tradition of sixty-five years, the 'Linguistic Bibliography' is by far the most comprehensive bibliographic reference work in the field. It covers all disciplines of theoretical linguistics, both general and language specific, from all geographical areas, including endangered and extinct languages with particular attention to lesser-known Indo-European and non-Indo-European languages. Up-to-date information is guaranteed by the collaboration of some forty-five contributing specialists from all over the world. With over 20,000 titles arranged according to a subject and language classification, refined through a fine-grained keyword-system, the 'Linguistic Bibliography' is a standard reference work for every scholar of language and linguistics. This volume has been brought up-to-date and contains extensive indexes of names, languages, and subjects.

Publication Year: 2012
Publisher: Brill
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Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics
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ISBN-13: 9789004227514
Pages: 1364
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