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Syntactic change : a minimalist approach to grammaticalization

Author: Ian Roberts; Anna Roussou; Cambridge University Press.
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2008.
Series: Cambridge Studies in Linguistics, 100.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The phenomenon of grammaticalization - the historical process whereby new grammatical material is created - has attracted a great deal of attention within linguistics. This is an attempt to provide a  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ian Roberts; Anna Roussou; Cambridge University Press.
ISBN: 9780521790567 0521790565 9780521066846 0521066840
OCLC Number: 907405796
Description: XI, 275 s. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1. Parameters, functional heads and language change; 2. T elements; 3. C elements; 4. D elements; 5. Theoretical consequences; References; Index of languages; Index of names; Index of subjects.
Series Title: Cambridge Studies in Linguistics, 100.
Responsibility: Ian Roberts and Anna Roussou.

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Review of the hardback: 'In this book, Roberts and Roussou articulate the most radical and intriguing analysis of grammaticalisation to emerge within the formalist tradition in many years ... The Read more...

 
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