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Title: The Handbook of Linguistics
Edited By: Mark Aronoff
Janie Rees-Miller

Presupposing no prior knowledge of linguistics, The Handbook of Linguistics is the ideal resource for people who want to learn about the subject and its subdisciplines.

Written by globally recognized leading figures, this Handbook provides a comprehensive and accessible account of the field of linguistics. It begins with a general overview that considers the origins of language, frames the discipline within its historical context, and looks at how linguists acquire new data. It then turns to the traditional subdisciplines of linguistics.

This authoritative volume provides a broad yet detailed picture of what is known about language today.

Publication Year: 2000
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
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Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics
Subject Language(s): English
Language Family(ies): New English
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 1405102527
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 840
Prices: U.K. £ 19.99
U.S. $ 34.95