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Words in Time and Place: Exploring Language Through the Historical Thesaurus of the Oxford English Dictionary

By David Crystal

Offers a unique view of the English language and its development, and includes witty commentary and anecdotes along the way.


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The Indo-European Controversy: Facts and Fallacies in Historical Linguistics

By Asya Pereltsvaig and Martin W. Lewis

This book "asserts that the origin and spread of languages must be examined primarily through the time-tested techniques of linguistic analysis, rather than those of evolutionary biology" and "defends traditional practices in historical linguistics while remaining open to new techniques, including computational methods" and "will appeal to readers interested in world history and world geography."


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Title: Syntax: Structure, Meaning, and Function
Written By: Robert D.
Randy J. LaPolla
URL: http://www.cambridge.org/us/catalogue/catalogue.asp?isbn=0521495652
Description:

This book is an introduction to syntactic theory and analysis that can be
used for both introductory and advanced courses in theoretical syntax. It
presents syntactic phenomena from a wide range of languages and introduces
students to the major typological issues that syntactic theories must
address. A generous number of exercises is included, and each chapter
contains suggestions for further reading that encompass work from many
theoretical perspectives.

Publication Year: 1997
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
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Linguistic Field(s): Syntax
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