A Short History of Structural Linguistics
By (author) Peter Matthews
Normal Price: $92.95
Your Price: $83.66 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $9.30! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $4.18 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available to Backorder, No Due Date for Supply
Short History of Structural Linguistics by Peter Matthews
Book DescriptionThis concise history of structural linguistics charts its development from the 1870s to the present day. It explains what structuralism was and why its ideas are still central today. For structuralists a language is a self-contained and tightly organised system whose history is of changes from one state of the system to another. This idea has its origin in the nineteenth century and was developed in the twentieth by Saussure and his followers, including the school of Bloomfield in the United States. Through the work of Chomsky, especially, it is still very influential. Matthews examines the beginnings of structuralism and analyses the vital role played in it by the study of sound systems and the problems of how systems change. He discusses theories of the overall structure of a language, the 'Chomskyan revolution' in the 1950s, and the structuralist theories of meaning.
Buy Short History of Structural Linguistics book by Peter Matthews from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9780521625685
(228mm x 152mm x 9mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 23-Apr-2001
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Peter Matthews
Who's Buried Where in London, Paperback (March 2017)
An illustrated guide to the final resting places of London s rich, famous, and royal residents, sure to appeal to anyone wishing for an alternative history of the British capital."
Sigint, Hardback (September 2013)
Communicating in the chaos of war is complicated, but vital. Signals intelligence makes it possible. For the first time, the secret history of global signals intelligence in the World Wars is revealed.
Athletics, Paperback (May 2013)» View all books by Peter Matthews
The 'Wisden' of track and field.
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Short History of Structural Linguistics book by Peter Matthews and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Author Biography - Peter Matthews
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-5pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
Address: Boomerang Books, 878 Military Road, Mosman Junction, NSW, 2088
© 2003-2017. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687