History of Linguistics Volume I: The Eastern Traditions of Linguistics

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This comprehensive history of linguistics is part of a 5 volume set. Together, the volumes examine the social, cultural and religious functions of language, its place in education, the prestige attached to different varieties of language, and the presentation of lexical and grammatical descriptions. They explore the linguistic interests and assumptions of individual cultures in their own terms, without trying to transpose and reshape them into the context of contemporary ideas of what the scientific study of language ought ...

History of Linguistics Volume I: The Eastern Traditions of Linguistics 2017, Routledge

ISBN-13: 9781138158832

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History of Linguistics Volume I: The Eastern Traditions of Linguistics 1994, Longman, Harlow

ISBN-13: 9780582094895

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