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English Historical Linguistics

Approaches and Perspectives

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Edited by Laurel J. Brinton, University of British Columbia, Vancouver

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Written by an international team of leading scholars, this engaging textbook on the study of English historical linguistics is uniquely organized in terms of theoretical approaches and perspectives. Each chapter features textboxes, case studies, suggestions for further reading and exercises, enabling students to understand the strengths and weaknesses of each approach and guiding them on undertaking further research. The case studies and exercises guide students in approaching and manipulating empirical data, providing them with hands-on experience of conducting linguistic research.…

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Key features

  • Uniquely organized in terms of different theoretical approaches to, and perspectives on, English historical linguistics
  • Textboxes and suggestions for further reading guide students on undertaking further research within different subfields, whilst case studies and exercises guide students in approaching and manipulating empirical data, providing hands-on experience of linguistic research
  • Cross-references between different theoretical approaches enable students to understand the strengths and weaknesses of each approach
  • Features a glossary and key terms, and answers to the chapter exercises online

About the book

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1017/9781316286562
  • Subjects History of the English Language,Language and Linguistics
  • Format: Paperback
    • Publication date: 03 July 2017
    • ISBN: 9781107534216
    • Dimensions (mm): 247 x 174 mm
    • Weight: 0.84kg
    • Contains: 29 b/w illus. 9 colour illus.
    • Page extent: 430 pages
    • Availability: In stock
  • Format: Hardback
    • Publication date: 24 August 2017
    • ISBN: 9781107113640
    • Dimensions (mm): 247 x 174 mm
    • Weight: 0.98kg
    • Contains: 29 b/w illus. 9 colour illus.
    • Page extent: 432 pages
    • Availability: In stock
  • Format: Digital
    • Publication date: 06 August 2018
    • ISBN: 9781316286562

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