The Stories of Linguistics: An Introduction to Language Study Past and Present

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What is the nature of human language? How did it originate? How are different languages connected? Exploring over two thousand years of human enquiry, The Stories of Linguistics is an accessible introduction to the individuals, ideas and events that have shaped the field of linguistics. From Herodotus to Chomsky, and from philosophy to neuroscience, Kim Ballard presents a fascinating narrative that brings to life a dynamic subject with a rich history. The Stories of Linguistics: - uses a thematic rather than a ...

The Stories of Linguistics: An Introduction to Language Study Past and Present 2016, Palgrave

ISBN-13: 9781137000675

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