Short History Linguistics / Edition 3 available in Paperback
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- Longman Publishing Group
This well-respected text presents a comprehensive account of the history of linguistic studies up to the present day. Focussing on the history of linguistics in Europe. R.H. Robins also examines how linguistic science developed in interesting and important ways in Ancient India, Classical China, and among the Arabs and Jews in the first millenium A.D. All these traditions were extremely influential in the history of world linguistics, as scholars made contact with them.