The Bloomsbury Companion to Historical LinguisticseBook - 2010
Originally published as the Continuum Companion to Historical Linguistics, this book brings together a number of leading scholars who provide a combination of different approaches to current and new issues in historical linguistics, while supplying an exhaustive and up-to-date coverage of sub-fields traditionally regarded as central to historical linguistics research. The editors aim to build a solid background for further discussion and to indicate directions for new research on relevant open questions. The book includes coverage of key terms, a list of resources, and sections on: history of research methodology phonology morphology grammatical categories syntax grammaticalization semantics etymology language contact sociolinguistics causes of language change It is a complete resource for researchers working on historical linguistics.
Publisher: London : Bloomsbury Publishing PLC, 2010
Edition: 1st ed
Copyright Date: ©2010
Branch Call Number: Electronic book
Characteristics: 1 online resource (481 pages)