Handbook of Historical Linguistics by Brian D. Joseph
Look inside with Google Book Preview
Handbook of Historical Linguistics
By Brian D. Joseph

The Handbook of Historical Linguistics

Edited by See other recent books by Brian D. Joseph See other recent books by Richard D. Janda
Format: Hardback

Normal Price: $369.95
Your Price: $332.96 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $37.00! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $16.65 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available Available to Backorder, No Due Date for Supply, Not for Xmas



Handbook of Historical Linguistics by Brian D. Joseph

Book Description

The Handbook of Historical Linguistics provides a detailed account of the numerous issues, methods, and results that characterize current work in historical linguistics, the area of linguistics most directly concerned with language change as well as past language states. * Contains an extensive introduction that places the study of historical linguistics in its proper context within linguistics and the historical sciences in general * Covers the methodology of historical linguistics and presents sophisticated overviews of the principles governing phonological, morphological, syntactic, and semantic change * Includes contributions from the leading specialists in the field

Buy Handbook of Historical Linguistics book by Brian D. Joseph from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.


Book Details

ISBN: 9780631195719
ISBN-10: 0631195718
Format: Hardback
(261mm x 187mm x 54mm)
Pages: 904
Imprint: Blackwell Publishers
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 19-Dec-2002
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

Other Editions...


Books By Author Brian D. Joseph

Synchrony and Diachrony of the Balkan Infinitive by Brian D. Joseph Synchrony and Diachrony of the Balkan Infinitive, Paperback (March 2009)

This study offers a comprehensive and illuminating account of the loss of the infinitive and its replacement by finite verb forms by the languages of the Balkan peninsula.

Handbook of Historical Linguistics by Brian D. Joseph Handbook of Historical Linguistics, Paperback (December 2004)

Presents an account of the numerous issues that characterize the work in historical linguistics, the area of linguistics directly concerned with language change and language states. This title contains an introduction that places the study of historical linguistics in its proper context within linguistics and the historical sciences in general.

» View all books by Brian D. Joseph

Reviews

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Handbook of Historical Linguistics book by Brian D. Joseph and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)

Write a book review


Author Biography - Brian D. Joseph

Brian D. Joseph is Professor of Linguistics and Kenneth E. Naylor Professor of South Slavic Linguistics at The Ohio State University. Within historical linguistics, his research focuses mainly on Indo--European languages. He has written and edited numerous books -- including Language History, Language Change, and Language Relationship (with Hans H. Hock, 1996) and The Synchrony and Diachrony of the Balkan Infinitive (1983) -- and has published over 160 articles. He became editor of the journal Language in 2002. Richard D. Janda is Senior Lecturer and Coordinator for Undergraduate Education in the Department of Linguistics at The Ohio State University. A specialist in both Germanic and Romance linguistics, he has written widely not only on diachronic but also on synchronic issues in phonology, morphology, and morphosyntax, as well as on historical linguistics in general. His more than 70 publications focus on drawing broader implications from the application of theory to specific problems of structure, function, variation, and change in individual languages.

Boomerang Bucks close

For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.

Recent books by Brian D. Joseph close
Morphology and Universals in Syntactic Change by Brian D. Joseph
Synchrony and Diachrony of the Balkan Infinitive by Brian D. Joseph
Handbook of Historical Linguistics by Brian D. Joseph
»
Recent books by Richard D. Janda close
Handbook of Historical Linguistics by Richard D. Janda
Handbook of Historical Linguistics by Richard D. Janda
»
BoomerangBooks.com.au close