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Language Planning as a Sociolinguistic Experiment

By: Ernst Jahr

Provides richly detailed insight into the uniqueness of the Norwegian language development. Marks the 200th anniversary of the birth of the Norwegian nation following centuries of Danish rule

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Acquiring Phonology: A Cross-Generational Case-Study

By Neil Smith

The study also highlights the constructs of current linguistic theory, arguing for distinctive features and the notion 'onset' and against some of the claims of Optimality Theory and Usage-based accounts.

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Language Production and Interpretation: Linguistics meets Cognition

By Henk Zeevat

The importance of Henk Zeevat's new monograph cannot be overstated. [...] I recommend it to anyone who combines interests in language, logic, and computation [...]. David Beaver, University of Texas at Austin

Query Details

Query Subject:   Bibliography on Language Classification
Author:   Marie Klopfenstein
Submitter Email:  click here to access email

Query:   Dear Linguists,

I am putting together a bibliography on genetic classification and areal linguistics. My starting point is M. Ruhlen's A Guide To The World's Languages, but I would appreciate any suggestions of more recent books of articles. If you specialize in a specific language family, I would also appreciate suggestions on work that I should not overlook. I am trying to include all proposed genetic/areal classifications, including Nostratic, Amerind, work by Greenberg and Shevoroshkin, etc.

I would appreciate any ideas you have and I will post a summary.
LL Issue: 14.1682
Date posted: 13-Jun-2003


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