LINGUIST List 16.207

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Books: Anthro Ling/Socioling, Indo-European: Fortson

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        1.    Matthew Glidden, Indo-European Language and Culture: Fortson

Message 1: Indo-European Language and Culture: Fortson

Date: 18-Jan-2005
From: Matthew Glidden <>
Subject: Indo-European Language and Culture: Fortson

Title: Indo-European Language and Culture
Subtitle: An Introduction
Published: 2004
Publisher: Blackwell Publishing

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Author: Benjamin W. Fortson, University of Michigan

Hardback: ISBN: 1405103159 Pages: 488 Price: U.S. $ 79.95
Paperback: ISBN: 1405103167 Pages: 488 Price: U.S. $ 49.95


Indo-European Language and Culture: An Introduction provides a
comprehensive overview of comparative Indo-European linguistics and the
branches of the Indo-European language family, covering both linguistic and
cultural material.

- Fills a long-present gap in the literature of Indo-European studies.

- Designed for use in courses, with exercises and suggestions for further
reading included in each chapter.

- Discusses linguistic and cultural developments for each branch of the
Indo-European language family.

- Provides an overview of Proto-Indo-European culture, society, and language.


1. Introduction: The Comparative Method and the Indo-European Family.
2. Proto-Indo-European Culture and Archaeology.
3. Proto-Indo-European Phonology.
4. Proto-Indo-European Morphology: Introduction
5. The Verb.
6. The Noun.
7. Pronouns and Other Parts of Speech.
8. Proto-Indo-European Syntax.
9. Anatolian.
10. Indo-Iranian I: Indic.
11. Indo-Iranian II: Iranian.
12. Greek.
13. Italic.
14. Celtic.
15. Germanic.
16. Armenian.
17. Tocharian.
18. Balto-Slavic.
19. Albanian.
20. Fragmentary Languages.

Linguistic Field(s): Anthropological Linguistics
Language Family(ies): Indo-European

Written In: English (ENG )

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