Title Information

The Handbook of Linguistics

Edited by: Mark Aronoff and Janie Rees-Miller
eISBN: 9781405102520
Print publication date: 2002


Subject Linguistics

DOI: 10.1111/b.9781405102520.2002.x

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The Handbook of Linguistics

Presupposing no prior knowledge of linguistics, The Handbook of Linguistics is the ideal resource for people who want to learn about the subject and its subdisciplines.

Written by globally recognized leading figures, this Handbook provides a comprehensive and accessible account of the field of linguistics. It begins with a general overview that considers the origins of language, frames the discipline within its historical context, and looks at how linguists acquire new data. It then turns to the traditional subdisciplines of linguistics.

This authoritative Handbook provides a broad yet detailed picture of what is known about language today.

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Aronoff, Mark and Janie Rees-Miller (eds). The Handbook of Linguistics. Blackwell Publishing, 2002. Blackwell Reference Online. 28 March 2017 <http://www.blackwellreference.com/public/book.html?id=g9781405102520_9781405102520>



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