Indo-European Language and Culture: An Introduction / Edition 2 by Benjamin W. Fortson IV | 9781405188968 | Paperback | Barnes & Noble
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

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
Product dimensions:
6.70(w) x 9.70(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations.

Preface.

Aknowledgements.

Guide to the Reader.

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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