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Crystal offers a straightforward, narrative account of language--its variety, history, and structure--to cover a broad range of information in a ...Show synopsisCrystal offers a straightforward, narrative account of language--its variety, history, and structure--to cover a broad range of information in a lively and visually appealing manner. Includes a glossary of more than 1,000 terms and a table of the world's languages. More than 350 illustrations and 30 maps.Hide synopsis
The Cambridge Encyclopedia of Language (Cambridge University Press) – Trade paperback (1997)
David Crystal, Crystal
Trade paperback, Cambridge University Press 1997
2nd Revised ed.
ISBN: 0521559677 ISBN-13: 9780521559676
A complete revised update, in full colour, of the most successful general study of language ever published.A complete revised update, in full colour, of the most successful general study of language ever published.Hide
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This is a good book about language. It tells us not only the origin of words, sentences structures about all language, but also how they enter into our daily use today. It is told in everyday language that every one can understand.
En la Enciclopedia del Lenguaje de la Universidad de Cambridge, David Crystal, refiriendose a las distintas disciplinas implicadas en el analisis del discurso, en las llamadas ciencias humanas y sociales, ofrece una lista de 15 campos interdisciplinares, en los cuales los saberes linguisticos se ...
A superb compendium of useful information about language. Crisp, brief writing with attractive presentation of facts. Many information boxes with succinct summaries and capsules on a variety of topics. Valuable source of reference for many years.
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