Historical linguistics (Book, 1999) [WorldCat.org]
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Historical linguistics

Historical linguistics

Author: Theodora Bynon
Publisher: Cambridge Cambridge Univ. Press 1999
Series: Cambridge textbooks in linguistics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : ReprintedView all editions and formats

Designed primarily as a textbook for linguistics and philology students, this book will also be of interest to those studying English language, classics and modern languages.


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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Theodora Bynon
ISBN: 052121582X 9780521215824 0521291887 9780521291880
OCLC Number: 249289507
Notes: Literaturverz. S. 283 - 294 und S. 295 - 303 (additional bibliography)
Description: x, 310 Seiten Diagramme
Contents: Key to symbols used; Preface; Introduction; Part I. Models of Language Development: 1. The neogrammarian model; 2. The structuralist model of language evolution; 3. The transformational-generative model of language evolution; Part II. Language Contact: 4. The neogrammarian postulates and dialect geography; 5. The social motivation of language change; 6. Contact between languages; 7. Language and prehistory; Further reading; References; Additional bibliography; Index.
Series Title: Cambridge textbooks in linguistics.
Responsibility: Theodora Bynon


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