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The world atlas of language structures

Author: Martin Haspelmath
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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CD-ROM contains an interactive electronic version of the database which allows users to zoom in on or customize maps, to display bibliographical sources, and to establish correlations between features.
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Genre/Form: Maps
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Martin Haspelmath
ISBN: 9780199255917 0199255911
OCLC Number: 57165824
Description: xv, 695 pages : color maps ; 35 cm + 1 CD-ROM
Contents: I INTRODUCTION ; II THE MAPY AND ACCOMPANYING TEXTS ; 1. Phonology ; 2. Morphology ; 3. Nominal Categories ; 4. Nominal Syntax ; 5. Verbal Categories ; 6. Word Order ; 7. Simple Clauses ; 8. Complex Sentences ; 9. Lexicon ; 10. Sign Languages ; 11. Other ; III REFERENCE MATERIAL ; INDEX ; CV
Responsibility: Martin Haspelmath [and others].
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Presents the combination of a book and CD displaying the structural properties of the world's languages. This title contains 142 world maps and regional maps in color. The maps show an average of 400  Read more...

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