Language History

Language History
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Publisher : John Benjamins Publishing
Total Pages : 298
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ISBN-10 : 9789027285461
ISBN-13 : 9027285462
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Book Synopsis Language History by : Andrew L. Sihler

Download or read book Language History written by Andrew L. Sihler and published by John Benjamins Publishing. This book was released on 2000-02-15 with total page 298 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: This classroom-tested volume aspires to be a brief but technically and factually accurate exposition of linguistic description and history. Whether studied as prime subject or as background information, it should help students understand the assumptions and reasoning that underlie the contents of their handbooks and etymological dictionaries. This book should be a useful guide for anyone unfamiliar with (historical) linguistics who is studying the history of a language, and also for those who are enrolled in courses devoted to reading texts in old languages.

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