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A Glossary of Historical Linguistics

A Glossary of Historical Linguistics

by Lyle Campbell, Mauricio J Mixco
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Historical linguistics — the study of language change — has long been a cornerstone of linguistics. With its long history, multiple subfields, and complex terminology, it presents many challenges to students and scholars. This book is an essential supplement to courses in historical linguistics and the history of individual languages. It provides an accessible, up-to-date, and widely representative overview of historical linguistics through explication of its main terms and concepts.
Key Features:
-A handy and easy to understand pocket guide
-Numerous cross references to related terms
-New and traditional terminology
-Defines terminologies, provides examples and relevant discussions

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780874808933
Publisher: University of Utah Press
Publication date: 01/28/2007
Edition description: 1st Edition
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.70(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Lyle Campbell is professor of linguistics and Latin American studies and director of the Center For American Indian Languages at the University of Utah. He has twice won the Linguistics’ Society of America's Leonard Bloomfield Book Award.

Mauricio J. Mixco is a professor of linguistics at the University of Utah. He publishes on the Yuman, Mandan, and Shoshoni languages.

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