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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Historical linguistics -- Methodology.,
  • Comparative linguistics.,
  • Reconstruction (Linguistics),
  • Typology (Linguistics)

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 330-357) and indexes.

StatementAnthony Fox.
SeriesOxford textbooks in linguistics
Classifications
LC ClassificationsP140 .F69 1995
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 372 p. ;
Number of Pages372
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1110391M
ISBN 100198700016, 0198700008
LC Control Number94036146

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"Most of the fifteen papers included in this volume were prepared for the International Conference on Linguistic Reconstruction and Typology held at Rydzyna (Poland) from April 14 to 17, "--Preface. Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library. Linguistic reconstruction. Oxford: Oxford Univ. Press. E-mail Citation» A comprehensive introduction to the basic procedures of comparative reconstruction, this book is an accessible guide for students with an elementary knowledge of linguistics. Apr 27,  · This new textbook is an accessible general guide for students with an elementary knowledge of linguistics to the methods and theoretical bases of linguistic reconstruction, and of newer, less well established principles such as the application of linguistic universals and language typology, and quantitative techniques/5(10).