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Product Description: How and why do languages change? This new introduction offers a guide to the types of change at all levels of linguistic structure, as well as the mechanisms behind each type. Based on data from a variety of methods and a huge array of language families, it examines general patterns of change, bringing together recent findings on sound change, analogical change, grammaticalization, the creation and change of constructions, as well as lexical change...read more

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9781107020160 | Cambridge Univ Pr, July 31, 2015, cover price $99.99 | About this edition: How and why do languages change?

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9781107655829 | Cambridge Univ Pr, August 3, 2015, cover price $29.99 | About this edition: How and why do languages change?

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Product Description: Language demonstrates structure while also showing considerable variation at all levels: languages differ from one another while still being shaped by the same principles; utterances within a language differ from one another while exhibiting the same structural patterns; languages change over time, but in fairly regular ways...read more

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9780521851404 | 1 edition (Cambridge Univ Pr, May 17, 2010), cover price $120.00 | About this edition: Language demonstrates structure while also showing considerable variation at all levels: languages differ from one another while still being shaped by the same principles; utterances within a language differ from one another while exhibiting the same structural patterns; languages change over time, but in fairly regular ways.

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9780521616836 | 1 edition (Cambridge Univ Pr, May 17, 2010), cover price $54.99 | About this edition: Language demonstrates structure while also showing considerable variation at all levels: languages differ from one another while still being shaped by the same principles; utterances within a language differ from one another while exhibiting the same structural patterns; languages change over time, but in fairly regular ways.

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Product Description: This volume collects three decades of articles by the distinguished linguist Joan Bybee. Her articles essentially argue for the importance off frequency of use as a factor in the analysis and explanation of language structure. Her work has been very influential for a broad range of researchers in linguistics, particularly in discourse analysis, corpus linguistics, phonology, phonetics, and historical linguistics...read more

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9780195301564 | Oxford Univ Pr on Demand, November 13, 2006, cover price $115.00 | About this edition: This volume collects three decades of articles by the distinguished linguist Joan Bybee.

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9780195301571 | Oxford Univ Pr on Demand, December 7, 2006, cover price $73.00 | About this edition: This volume collects three decades of articles by the distinguished linguist Joan Bybee.

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Product Description: The papers in this volume in honor of Sandra Annear Thompson deal with complex sentences, an important topic in Thompson’s career. The focus of the contributions is on the ways in which the grammatical properties of complex sentences are shaped by the communicative context in which they are produced, an approach to grammatical analysis that Thompson pioneered and developed in the course of her distinguished career...read more
By Joan Bybee (editor) and Michael Noonan (editor)

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9789027225856 | John Benjamins Pub Co, June 20, 2002, cover price $195.00 | About this edition: The papers in this volume in honor of Sandra Annear Thompson deal with complex sentences, an important topic in Thompson’s career.

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Product Description: A mainstay of functional linguistics has been the claim that linguistic elements and patterns that are frequently used in discourse become conventionalized as grammar. This book addresses the two issues that are basic to this claim: first, the question of what types of elements are frequently used in discourse and second, the question of how frequency of use affects cognitive representations...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Joan Bybee (editor) and Paul J. Hopper (editor)

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9789027229472 | John Benjamins Pub Co, October 15, 2001, cover price $210.00 | About this edition: A mainstay of functional linguistics has been the claim that linguistic elements and patterns that are frequently used in discourse become conventionalized as grammar.

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9789027229489 | John Benjamins Pub Co, October 15, 2001, cover price $83.00 | About this edition: A mainstay of functional linguistics has been the claim that linguistic elements and patterns that are frequently used in discourse become conventionalized as grammar.

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Product Description: In their subject matter and in their theoretical orientation all the papers in this volume reflect the powerful influence of T. Givón. Most of them deal with questions of morphosyntactic typology, pragmatics, and grammaticalization theory...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Joan Bybee (editor), John Haiman (editor) and Sandra A. Thompson (editor)

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9781556195228 | John Benjamins Pub Co, June 1, 1997, cover price $210.00 | About this edition: In their subject matter and in their theoretical orientation all the papers in this volume reflect the powerful influence of T.
9789027221681 | John Benjamins Pub Co, May 23, 1997, cover price $210.00 | About this edition: In their subject matter and in their theoretical orientation all the papers in this volume reflect the powerful influence of T.

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