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Diachronic syntax

Diachronic syntax

Author: Ian G Roberts
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2007.
Series: Oxford textbooks in linguistics.; Oxford linguistics.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ian G Roberts
ISBN: 0199253986 9780199253982 0199283664 9780199283668
OCLC Number: 186690685
Description: xiii, 508 s. : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: 1. Comparative and Historical Syntax in the Principles and Parameters Approach ; 2. Types of Syntactic Change ; 3. Acquisition, Learnability, and Syntactic Change ; 4. The Dynamics of Syntactic Change ; 5. Contact, Creoles, and Change ; Readings ; Epilogue ; Acronyms and Abbreviations ; References
Series Title: Oxford textbooks in linguistics.; Oxford linguistics.
Responsibility: Ian Roberts.


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