Historical linguistics, 1997 : selected papers from the 13th International Conference on Historical Linguistics, Düsseldorf, 10-17 August 1997 /

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Meeting name:International Conference on Historical Linguistics (13th : 1997 : Düsseldorf, Germany)
Imprint:Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : J. Benjamins, ©1998.
Description:1 online resource (ix, 409 pages) : illustrations
Language:English
Series:Amsterdam studies in the theory and history of linguistic science. Series IV, Current issues in linguistic theory, 0304-0763 ; v. 164
Amsterdam studies in the theory and history of linguistic science. Series IV, Current issues in linguistic theory ; v. 164.
Subject:Historical linguistics -- Congresses.
FOREIGN LANGUAGE STUDY -- Ancient Languages.
LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES -- Linguistics -- Historical & Comparative.
Historical linguistics.
Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Format: E-Resource Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/11121998
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Other authors / contributors:Schmid, Monika S.
Austin, Jennifer R.
Stein, Dieter, 1946-
ISBN:9789027275684
9027275688
9781556198809
1556198809
1556198809
9027236690
9789027236692
Notes:Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
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Summary:This volume presents a selection from the papers given at the 13th International Conference on Historical Linguistics. It offers a window on the current state of the art in historical linguistics: the papers cover a wide range of different languages, different language families, and different approaches to the study of linguistic change, ranging from optimality theory, theories of grammaticalization and the invisible hand, treatments of language contact and creolization to the linguistic consequences of political correctness. Among the languages under discussion are Akkadian, Catalan, Dutch, F.
Other form:Print version: International Conference on Historical Linguistics (13th : 1997 : Düsseldorf, Germany). Historical linguistics, 1997. Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : J. Benjamins, ©1998