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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: Text and Technology, in Honour of John SINCLAIR
Edited By: Mona Baker
Description:

Focuses on three major areas of modern linguistics: discourse analysis, corpus-driven analysis of language, and computational linguistics. An extensive index further enhances the value of this collection as a reference point for many of the issues that currently lie at the heart of modern linguistics research.

Publication Year: 1993
Publisher: John Benjamins
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Linguistic Field(s): Computational Linguistics
Discourse Analysis
Text/Corpus Linguistics
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Versions:
Format: Hardback
ISBN: 1556194943
ISBN-13: 9781556194948
Pages: 361
Prices: U.S. $ 162
 
Format: Hardback
ISBN: 9027221383
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