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Name: David  W  Lightfoot
Institution: Georgetown University
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State and/or Country: DC
USA   
Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics
Language Acquisition
Selected Publications:
Announced on LINGUIST :  The Development of Language: Acquisition, Change And Evolution
 The Language Organ
 Syntactic Effects of Morphological Change
 How New Languages Emerge
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  How New Languages Emerge
 The Development of Language: Acquisition, Change And Evolution
 The Language Organ
 Syntactic Effects of Morphological Change
Dissertation Director * of: Prolific Peripheries: A radical view from the left
(Kleanthes Grohmann, Author)
Academic Paper Abstract: More myths
William Croft, Explaining language change: an evolutionary approach (Longman Linguistics Library). London: Longman, 2000. Pp. xv+287.
Myths and the prehistory of grammars
Biology and Language: a response to Everett (2005)
Multilingualism everywhere
Language acquisition and change: A morphosyntactic perspective. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2013.

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.



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