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Journal Title: Studies in Language
Volume/Issue:   36/1
Date: 2012
Table of Contents: 2012. vi, 238 pp.

Table of Contents

List of Reviewers
v–vi

Articles

Basic valency orientation and the middle voice in Hittite
Silvia Luraghi
1–32

The weight of head nouns in noun-modifying constructions in conversational Japanese
Nobutaka Takara
33–72

Grammaticalization through inherent variability: The development of a
progressive in Spanish
Rena Torres Cacoullos
73–122

A typology of complement insubordination in Dutch
Jean-Christophe Verstraete, Sarah D'Hertefelt and An Van linden
123–153

News from the field

Epistemic marking in Ika (Arwako)
Henrik Bergqvist
154–181

Reviews

Norde, Muriel. 2009. Degrammaticalization
Reviewed by Michael Ahland
183–192

Bril, Isabelle (ed.). 2010. Clause linking and clause hierarchy
Reviewed by Lennart Bierkandt
193–201

Jens Nørgård-Sørensen, Lars Heltoft & Lene Schøsler. 2011. Connecting
grammaticalisation.
Reviewed by Bernd Heine
202–207

Hagège, Claude. 2010. Adpositions
Reviewed by Alan Reed Libert
208–214

Heine, Bernd & Narrog, Heiko (eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Linguistic Analysis
Reviewed by Frederick J. Newmeyer
215–224

Rothstein, Björn & Rolf Thieroff (eds.). 2010. Mood in the languages of Europe
Reviewed by Daniël Van Olmen
225–230

Hogeweg, Lotte, Helen de Hoop & Andrej Malchukov (eds.). 2009. Cross-linguistic
semantics of tense, aspect and modality
Reviewed by Anastasios Tsangalidis
231–238
Publisher: John Benjamins
Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics
Pragmatics
Semantics
Syntax
Typology
Subject Language(s): Arhuaco
Dutch
Japanese
Spanish
Hittite
 
LL Issue: 23.2681