Indo-European Language and Culture: An Introduction / Edition 1

Indo-European Language and Culture: An Introduction / Edition 1

by Benjamin W. Fortson IV
     
 

ISBN-10: 1405103167

ISBN-13: 9781405103169

Pub. Date: 11/22/2004

Publisher: Wiley

Indo-European Language and Culture: An Introduction provides a comprehensive overview of comparative Indo-European linguistics and the branches of the Indo-European language family, covering both linguistic and cultural material.

  • Fills a long-present gap in the literature of Indo-European studies.
  • Designed for use in courses, with

Overview

Indo-European Language and Culture: An Introduction provides a comprehensive overview of comparative Indo-European linguistics and the branches of the Indo-European language family, covering both linguistic and cultural material.


  • Fills a long-present gap in the literature of Indo-European studies.
  • Designed for use in courses, with exercises and suggestions for further reading included in each chapter.
  • Discusses linguistic and cultural developments for each branch of the Indo-European language family.
  • Provides an overview of Proto-Indo-European culture, society, and language.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781405103169
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
11/22/2004
Series:
Blackwell Textbooks in Linguistics Series , #26
Pages:
488
Product dimensions:
6.85(w) x 9.72(h) x 1.10(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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