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The handbook of linguistics

Author: Mark Aronoff; Janie Rees-Miller
Publisher: Malden, Mass. : Blackwell Publishers, 2001.
Series: Blackwell handbooks in linguistics.
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"Presupposing no prior knowledge of linguistics, the Handbook of Linguistics is the resource for people who want to learn about the subject and its subdisciplines." "Written by globally recognized leading figures, this Handbook provides a comprehensive and accessible account of the field of linguistics. It begins with a general overview that considers the origins of language, frames the discipline within its  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Handbooks and manuals
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Aronoff; Janie Rees-Miller
ISBN: 0631204970 9780631204978
OCLC Number: 43115110
Description: xvi, 824 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: Origins of language / Andrew Carstairs-McCarthy --
Languages of the world / Bernard Comrie --
Writings systems / Peter T. Daniels --
The history of linguistics / Lyle Campbell --
Historical linguistics / Brian D. Joseph --
Field linguistics / Pamela Munro --
Linguistic phonetics / John Laver --
Phonology / Abigail Cohn --
Morphology / Andrew Spencer --
The lexicon / D.A. Cruse --
Syntax / Mark C. Baker --
Generative grammar / Thomas Wasow --
Functional linguistics / Robert D. Van Valin, Jr. --
Typology / William Croft --
An introduction to formal semantics / Shalom Lappin --
Pragmatics : language and communication / Ruth Kempson --
Discourse analysis / Agnes Weiyun He --
Linguistics and literature / Nigel Fabb --
First language acquisition / Brian MacWhinney --
Linguistics and second language acquisition : one person with two languages / Vivian Cook --
Multilingualism / Suzanne Romaine --
Natural sign language / Wendy Sandler and Diane Lillo-Martin --
Sociolinguistics / Florian Coulmas --
Neurolinguistics / David Caplan --
Computational linguistics / Richard Sproat [and others] --
Applied linguistics / Janie Rees-Miller --
Educational linguistics / James Paul Gee --
Linguistics and reading / Rebecca Treiman --
Clinical linguistics / David Crystal --
Forensic linguistics / Roger W. Shuy --
Translation / Christoph Gutknecht --
Language planning / Frank Anshen.
Series Title: Blackwell handbooks in linguistics.
Responsibility: edited by Mark Aronoff and Janie Rees-Miller.

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