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Title: Understanding Syntax
Subtitle: Third Edition
Written By: Maggie Tallerman
URL: us.oup.com/us/catalog/general/subject/Linguistics/SyntaxMorphology/?view=usa&ci=9781444112054
Series Title: A Hodder Education Publication
Description:

Please Note: This is a new edition of a previously announced text

Provides approachable, yet authoritative, introductions to major topics in
linguistics. Ideal for students with little or no prior knowledge of linguistics, it
carefully explains the basics, emphasizing understanding of the essential
notions rather than arguing for a particular theoretical position.

Publication Year: 2011
Publisher: Oxford University Press
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Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics
Linguistic Theories
Syntax
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 1444112058
ISBN-13: 9781444112054
Pages: 320
Prices: U.S. $ 37.95