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Product Description: Historical linguistic theory and practice contains a great number of different 'layers' which have been accepted in the course of time and have acquired a permanency of their own. These range from neogrammarian conceptualizations of sound change and analogy to present-day ideas on rule change and language mixture...read more

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9783110106008 | Mouton De Gruyter, October 1, 1986, cover price $239.00 | About this edition: Historical linguistic theory and practice contains a great number of different 'layers' which have been accepted in the course of time and have acquired a permanency of their own.

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9783110129625 | 2 rev upd edition (Mouton De Gruyter, March 1, 1991), cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Historical linguistic theory and practice contains a great number of different 'layers' which have been accepted in the course of time and have acquired a permanency of their own.
9780899252216 | 2 edition (Mouton De Gruyter, October 1, 1986), cover price $34.95 | About this edition: Historical linguistic theory and practice contains a great number of different 'layers' which have been accepted in the course of time and have acquired a permanency of their own.

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Product Description: Joseph H. Greenberg is a towering figure in late twentieth century linguistics. His major contributions in the field have been in the area of typology and universals, virtually launched by his paper on word order universals, and in diachronic linguistics...read more

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9781556190988 | John Benjamins Pub Co, August 1, 1990, cover price $180.00 | About this edition: Joseph H.
9789027228970, titled "Studies in Typology and Diachrony: Papers Presented to Joseph H. Greenberg on His 75th Birthday" | John Benjamins Pub Co, January 1, 1990, cover price $180.00 | About this edition: Joseph H.

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9781556190995 | John Benjamins Pub Co, May 1, 1990, cover price $63.00 | About this edition: Joseph H.
9789027228987, titled "Studies in Typology and Diachrony: Papers Presented to Joseph H. Greenberg on His 75th Birthday" | John Benjamins Pub Co, January 1, 1990, cover price $63.00 | About this edition: Joseph H.

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Product Description: This volume unites papers given by members of the North American Association for the History of the Language Sciences (NAAHoLS) at meetings held in Washington, D.C., in March and December 1989, respectively. They represent the scope and breadth of interest of North American scholars in this growing field, ranging from linguistic concepts, ideas, and theories in the Classical Greek and Roman period to developments in grammatical theory and sociolinguistics in the second half of the 20th century, and from the study of American Indian languages in the 17th through the present century and the philosophy of language from Aristotle to John Locke, to F...read more

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9781556193538 | John Benjamins Pub Co, February 1, 1991, cover price $165.00 | About this edition: This volume unites papers given by members of the North American Association for the History of the Language Sciences (NAAHoLS) at meetings held in Washington, D.
9789027245458 | John Benjamins Pub Co, January 1, 1990, cover price $165.00 | About this edition: This volume unites papers given by members of the North American Association for the History of the Language Sciences (NAAHoLS) at meetings held in Washington, D.

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9780070183209 | 3rd edition (McGraw-Hill, February 1, 1990), cover price $7.50 | also contains Grammatical Relations in Change

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Product Description: The Making of Language presents an alternative to the prevalent view of language as the product of human genetics. It argues instead that language originated in the cooperative activity of early humans: "We made language, as we made pots and pans...read more

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9781906716141 | 2 edition (Dunedin Academic Pr Ltd, February 28, 2011), cover price $32.00 | About this edition: The Making of Language presents an alternative to the prevalent view of language as the product of human genetics.
9780748607174 | Columbia Univ Pr, September 1, 1996, cover price $50.00 | About this edition: This is an engaging and comprehensive introduction to the evolution of language from gestural communication to the development of complex syntax.

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Product Description: This is a massive volume of fifty-four papers in memory of Sandor Bokonyi, the eminent Hungarian zooarchaeologist and author of an impressively long list of publications. The papers, by archaeologists, zooarchaeologists, historians, anthropologists and comparative linguists, reflect the multi-disciplinary nature of his work...read more

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9789638046154 | Mul edition (David Brown Book Co, December 31, 1998), cover price $120.00 | About this edition: This is a massive volume of fifty-four papers in memory of Sandor Bokonyi, the eminent Hungarian zooarchaeologist and author of an impressively long list of publications.

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Product Description: The eleven selected contributions making up this volume deal with grammatical relations, their coding and behavioral properties, and the change that these properties have undergone in different languages. The focus of this collection is on the changing properties of subjects and objects, although the scope of the volume goes beyond the central problems pertaining to case marking and word order...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Jan Terje Faarlund (editor)

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9781588110343 | John Benjamins Pub Co, August 1, 2001, cover price $173.00 | About this edition: The eleven selected contributions making up this volume deal with grammatical relations, their coding and behavioral properties, and the change that these properties have undergone in different languages.
9789027230584 | John Benjamins Pub Co, July 13, 2001, cover price $173.00 | About this edition: The eleven selected contributions making up this volume deal with grammatical relations, their coding and behavioral properties, and the change that these properties have undergone in different languages.

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9780070183209, titled "Vocabulary/Instructors Manual" | 3rd edition (McGraw-Hill, February 1, 1990), cover price $7.50 | also contains Vocabulary/Instructors Manual

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9780553450255, titled "No Bull Sales Management: An Audio Guide to Managing a Winning Sales Team/Audio Cassette" | Bantam Audio, January 1, 1987, cover price $7.95 | also contains No Bull Sales Management: An Audio Guide to Managing a Winning Sales Team/Audio Cassette

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Product Description: Medieval commentaries on the origin and history of language used biblical history, from Creation to the Tower of Babel, as their starting-point, and described the progressive impairment of an originally perfect language. Biblical and classical sources raised questions for both medieval poets and commentators about the nature of language, its participation in the Fall, and its possible redemption...read more

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9780521872157 | Cambridge Univ Pr, July 31, 2007, cover price $139.99 | About this edition: Medieval commentaries on the origin and history of language used biblical history, from Creation to the Tower of Babel, as their starting-point, and described the progressive impairment of an originally perfect language.

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Product Description: A Linguistic History of Arabic presents a reconstruction of proto-Arabic by the methods of historical-comparative linguistics. It challenges the traditional conceptualization of an old, Classical language evolving into the contemporary Neo-Arabic dialects...read more

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9780199290826 | Oxford Univ Pr on Demand, July 13, 2006, cover price $195.00 | About this edition: A Linguistic History of Arabic challenges the traditional accounts of the progression of classical Arabic to contemporary dialects.

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9780199563302 | Oxford Univ Pr on Demand, August 17, 2009, cover price $56.00 | About this edition: A Linguistic History of Arabic presents a reconstruction of proto-Arabic by the methods of historical-comparative linguistics.

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Product Description: Historical linguistics is concerned with the way languages change over time, looking both at the distant past and at the present day, and taking as its point of departure the truism that the only constant in language is that it is always changing...read more
By Brian D. Joseph (editor)

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9780415454438 | Routledge, February 14, 2014, cover price $2015.00 | About this edition: Historical linguistics is concerned with the way languages change over time, looking both at the distant past and at the present day, and taking as its point of departure the truism that the only constant in language is that it is always changing.

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Product Description: Language, more than anything else, is what makes us human. It appears that no communication system of equivalent power exists elsewhere in the animal kingdom. Any normal human child will learn a language based on rather sparse data in the surrounding world, while even the brightest chimpanzee, exposed to the same environment, will not...read more

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9780521859936 | 1 edition (Cambridge Univ Pr, May 17, 2010), cover price $150.00 | About this edition: Language, more than anything else, is what makes us human.

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9780521677363 | 1 edition (Cambridge Univ Pr, June 30, 2010), cover price $69.99 | About this edition: Language, more than anything else, is what makes us human.

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Product Description: "An insightful, accessible examination of the way in which day-to-day speech is tangled in a complicated web of history, politics, race, economics and power." - KirkusWhat is it about other people’s language that moves some of us to anxiety or even rage? For centuries, sticklers the world over have donned the cloak of authority to control the way people use words...read more

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9780553807875, titled "You Are What You Speak: Grammar Grouches, Language Laws, and the Politics of Identity" | Delacorte Pr, March 8, 2011, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: "An insightful, accessible examination of the way in which day-to-day speech is tangled in a complicated web of history, politics, race, economics and power.

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Product Description: 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...read more
By Vit Bubenik (editor)

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9781441144652 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, September 8, 2010, cover price $190.00 | About this edition: 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.

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Product Description: This collection of articles covers a wide range of topics in English philology and history of linguistics. The volume proceeds from Old English studies offering a unique perspective and approach in literary and linguistic research into Anglo-Saxon England...read more
By Hiroyuki Eto (editor)

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9783034304801 | Peter Lang Pub Inc, November 10, 2010, cover price $111.95 | About this edition: This collection of articles covers a wide range of topics in English philology and history of linguistics.

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Product Description: English summary: This introduction places the reconstruction of Indo-European protolanguages and the differentiation of language families in the context of recent theories of linguistic change. This book also examines issues relating to typological parentage and geographic kinship of languages...read more

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9789042923416 | Peeters Bvba, October 22, 2010, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: English summary: This introduction places the reconstruction of Indo-European protolanguages and the differentiation of language families in the context of recent theories of linguistic change.

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Product Description: This volume, first published in 1960 to commemorate the one hundredth birthday of Jespersen, collects together as many of his writings as possible in order to allow students of the English language, or indeed of language in general, to read those shorter papers which have hitherto escaped their notice...read more

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9780415571371 | 1 edition (Routledge, June 10, 2010), cover price $240.00 | About this edition: This volume, first published in 1960 to commemorate the one hundredth birthday of Jespersen, collects together as many of his writings as possible in order to allow students of the English language, or indeed of language in general, to read those shorter papers which have hitherto escaped their notice.

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9780415573023 | Routledge, November 13, 2010, cover price $54.95 | About this edition: This volume, first published in 1960 to commemorate the one hundredth birthday of Jespersen, collects together as many of his writings as possible in order to allow students of the English language, or indeed of language in general, to read those shorter papers which have hitherto escaped their notice.

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9783110238624, titled "A Guide to Morphosyntax-Phonology Interface Theories: How Extra-Phonological Information Is Treated in Phonology Since Trubetzkoy’s Grenzsignale" | Mouton De Gruyter, December 13, 2010, cover price $280.00

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Product Description: This volume addresses aspects of language change using the semantics-based theory of Cognitive Linguistics, and primarily focuses on the lexicon and metaphor, the semantics of syntax, and language evolution. The papers that make up the collection consider current approaches to questions of the mental organization of meaning and its expression, and point toward future research...read more
By Kathryn Allan (editor)

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9783110226430 | Mouton De Gruyter, December 31, 2010, cover price $210.00 | About this edition: This volume addresses aspects of language change using the semantics-based theory of Cognitive Linguistics, and primarily focuses on the lexicon and metaphor, the semantics of syntax, and language evolution.

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Product Description: This collection looks at the growing rapprochement between contemporary theory and early modern English literary-cultural studies. With sections on posthumanism and cognitive science, political theology, and rematerialism and performance, the essays incorporate recent theoretical inquiries into new readings of early modern texts...read more
By Bryan Reynolds (editor)

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9780230235496 | Palgrave Macmillan, March 15, 2011, cover price $110.00 | About this edition: This collection looks at the growing rapprochement between contemporary theory and early modern English literary-cultural studies.

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Product Description: This advanced historical linguistics course book deals with the historical and comparative study of African languages. The first part functions as an elementary introduction to the comparative method, involving the establishment of lexical and grammatical cognates, the reconstruction of their historical development, techniques for the subclassification of related languages, and the use of language-internal evidence, more specifically the application of internal reconstruction...read more

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9789027211781 | John Benjamins Pub Co, June 15, 2011, cover price $158.00 | About this edition: This advanced historical linguistics course book deals with the historical and comparative study of African languages.

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9789027211798 | John Benjamins Pub Co, June 15, 2011, cover price $54.00 | About this edition: This advanced historical linguistics course book deals with the historical and comparative study of African languages.

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Product Description: What was the first language, and where did it come from? Do all languages have properties in common? What is the relationship of language to thought? Fifty Key Thinkers on Language and Linguistics explores how fifty of the most influential figures in the field have asked and have responded to classic questions about language...read more

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9780415373029 | Routledge, July 14, 2011, cover price $125.00 | About this edition: What was the first language, and where did it come from?

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9780415373036 | Routledge, July 14, 2011, cover price $40.95 | About this edition: What was the first language, and where did it come from?

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Product Description: This book gives a comprehensive introduction to Comparative Indo-European Linguistics. It starts with a presentation of the languages of the family (from English and the other Germanic languages, the Celtic and Slavic languages, Latin, Greek and Sanskrit through Armenian and Albanian) and a discussion of the culture and origin of the Indo-Europeans, the speakers of the Indo-European proto-language...read more

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9789027211859 | 2 revised edition (John Benjamins Pub Co, October 15, 2011), cover price $158.00 | About this edition: This book gives a comprehensive introduction to Comparative Indo-European Linguistics.

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9789027211866 | 2 revised edition (John Benjamins Pub Co, October 15, 2011), cover price $54.00 | About this edition: This book gives a comprehensive introduction to Comparative Indo-European Linguistics.

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9780312610494 | Picador USA, August 30, 2011, cover price $19.00

Miscellaneous:

9781429970112 | 1 edition (Metropolitan Books, August 31, 2010), cover price $14.99

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