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The handbook of linguistics

Author: Mark Aronoff; Janie Rees-Miller
Publisher: Malden, Mass. : Blackwell, 2001.
Series: Blackwell handbooks in linguistics.
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Presupposing no prior knowledge of linguistics, "The Handbook of Linguistics" is a suitable resource for people who want to learn about the subject and its sub-disciplines.

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Genre/Form: Handbooks, manuals, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Aronoff; Janie Rees-Miller
ISBN: 0631204970 9780631204978 1405102527 9781405102520
OCLC Number: 185384910
Description: xvi, 824 s. : ill., diagr., tab.
Contents: List of Contributors. Preface. 1. Origins of Language: Andrew Carstairs-McCarthy. 2. Languages of the World: Bernard Comrie. 3. Writing Systems: Peter T. Daniels. 4. The History of Linguistics: Lyle Campbell. 5. Historical Linguistics: Brian D. Joseph. 6. Field Linguistics: Pamela Munro. 7. Linguistic Phonetics: John Laver. 8. Phonology: Abigail Cohn. 9. Morphology: Andrew Spencer. 10. The Lexicon: D. A. Cruse. 11. Syntax: Mark C. Baker. 12. Generative Grammer: Thomas Wasow. 13. Functional Linguistics: Robert D. Van Valin, Jr. 14. Typology: William Croft. 15. An Introduction to Formal Semantics: Shalom Lappin. 16. Pragmatics: Language and Communication: Ruth Kempson. 17. Discourse Analysis: Agnes Weiyun He. 18. Linguistics and Literature: Nigel Fabb. 19. First Language Acquisition: Brian MacWhinney. 20. Linguistics and Second Language Acquisition: One Person with Two Languages: Vivian Cook. 21. Multilingualism: Suzanne Romaine. 22. Natural Sign Language: Wendy Sandler and Diane Lillo-Martin. 23. Sociolinguistics: Florian Coulmas. 24. Neurolinguistics: David Caplan. 25. Computational Linguistics: Richard Sproat, Christer Samuelsson, Jennifer Chu-Carroll and Bob Carpenter. 26. Applied Linguistics: Janie Rees-Miller. 27. Educational Linguistics: James Paul Gee. 28. Linguistics and Reading: Rebecca Treiman. 29. Clinical Linguistics: David Crystal. 30. Forensic Linguistics: Roger W. Shuy. 31. Translation: Christoph Gutknecht. 32. Language Planning: Frank Anshen. Bibliography. Index.
Series Title: Blackwell handbooks in linguistics.
Responsibility: edited by Mark Aronoff and Janie Rees-Miller.

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