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Historical linguistics : an introduction

Author: Lyle Campbell
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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This accessible, hands-on text not only introduces students to the important topics in historical linguistics but also shows them how to apply the methods described and how to think about the issues; abundant examples and exercises allow students to focus on how to do historical linguistics. Distinctive to this text is its integration of the standard topics with others now considered important to the field,  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lyle Campbell
ISBN: 0262532670 9780262532679
OCLC Number: 54692867
Notes: Originally published in 1998 by Edinburgh University Press. First MIT Press edition, 1999. --T.p. verso.
Description: xxii, 448 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Preface --
Phonetics symbols and conventions --
Phonetic symbols chart --
1. Introduction --
2. Sound change --
3. Borrowing --
4. Analogical change --
5. The comparative method and linguistic reconstruction --
6. Linguistic classification --
7. Models of linguistic change --
8. Internal reconstruction --
9. Semantic change and lexical change --
10. Syntactic change --
11. Explaining linguistic change --
12. Areal linguistics --
13. Distant genetic relationship --
14. Philology : the role of written records --
15. Linguistic prehistory.
Responsibility: Lyle Campbell.

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