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Download The Routledge Handbook of Historical Linguistics - Claire Bowern, Bethwyn Evans
The Routledge Handbook of Historical Linguistics

The Routledge Handbook of Historical Linguistics provides a survey of the field covering the methods which underpin current work; models of language change; and the importance of historical linguistics for other subfields of linguistics and other disciplines.

Divided into five sections, the volume encompass a wide range of approaches and addresses issues in the following areas:

historical perspectives

methods and models

language change


regional summaries

Each of the thirty-two chapters is written by a specialist in the field and provides: a introduction to the subject; an analysis of the relationship between the diachronic and synchronic study of the topic; an overview of the main current and critical trends; and examples from primary data. The Routledge Handbook of Historical Linguistics is essential reading for researchers and postgraduate students working in this area.

Author: Claire Bowern, Bethwyn Evans
Pages: 776 pages
Format: PDF
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