The Cambridge Handbook of Areal Linguistics

Grant, Anthony (2017) The Cambridge Handbook of Areal Linguistics. In: Hickey, Raymond (ed). The Cambridge Handbook of Areal Linguistics. Cambridge Handbooks in Language and lingusitics. Cambridge University Press, pp. 852-877. ISBN 9781107051614

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Abstract

Providing a contemporary and comprehensive look at the topical area of areal linguistics, this book looks systematically at different regions of the world whilst presenting a focused and informed overview of the theory behind research into areal linguistics and language contact. The topicality of areal linguistics is thoroughly documented by a wealth of case studies from all major regions of the world and, with chapters from scholars with a broad spectrum of language expertise, it offers insights into the mechanisms of external language change.

Item Type: Book Section
Subjects: P Language and Literature > P Philology. Linguistics
Divisions: English Language & Literature
Date Deposited: 06 Jul 2017 08:30
URI: http://repository.edgehill.ac.uk/id/eprint/9179

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