Indo-European Language and Culture: An Introduction / Edition 2

Indo-European Language and Culture: An Introduction / Edition 2

by Benjamin W. Fortson IV
     
 

ISBN-10: 1405188960

ISBN-13: 9781405188968

Pub. Date: 03/09/2009

Publisher: Wiley

This revised and expanded edition provides a comprehensive overview of comparative Indo-European linguistics and the branches of the Indo-European language family, covering both linguistic and cultural material. Now offering even greater coverage than the first edition, it is the definitive introduction to the field.

  • Updated, corrected, and expanded

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Overview

This revised and expanded edition provides a comprehensive overview of comparative Indo-European linguistics and the branches of the Indo-European language family, covering both linguistic and cultural material. Now offering even greater coverage than the first edition, it is the definitive introduction to the field.

  • Updated, corrected, and expanded edition, containing new illustrations of selected texts and inscriptions, and text samples with translations and etymological commentary
  • Extensively covers individual histories of both ancient and modern languages of the Indo-European family
  • Provides an overview of Proto-Indo-European culture, society, and language
  • Designed for use in courses, with exercises and suggestions for further reading included in each chapter
  • Includes maps, a glossary, a bibliography, and comprehensive word and subject indexes

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781405188968
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
03/09/2009
Series:
Blackwell Textbooks in Linguistics Series, #25
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
568
Sales rank:
1,248,805
Product dimensions:
6.70(w) x 9.70(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

Table of Contents.

1 Introduction: The Comparative Method and the Indo-European Family.

2 Proto-Indo-European Culture and Archaeology.

3 Proto-Indo-European Phonology.

4 Proto-Indo-European Morphology: Introduction.

5 The Verb.

6 The Noun.

7 Pronouns and Other Parts of Speech.

8 Proto-Indo-European Syntax.

9 Anatolian.

10 Indo-Iranian I: Indic.

11 Indo-Iranian II: Iranian.

12 Greek.

13 Italic.

14 Celtic.

15 Germanic.

16 Armenian.

17 Tocharian.

18 Balto-Slavic.

19 Albanian.

20 Fragmentary Languages

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