Genetic linguistics [electronic resource] : essays on theory and method / Joseph H. Greenberg ; edited with an introduction and bibliography by William Croft.
- Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2005.
1 online resource (459 p.)
- Language and languages -- Classification.
- Electronic books.
- This book collects Joseph Greenberg's most important writings on the genetic classification of the world's languages. William Croft sets the work in context and considers its impact and the bitter controversy it excited. - ;constitutes a service to the historical linguistics community - April McMahon, Times Higher Education Supplement
- Contents; Preface; Editor's Introduction; Part I. Classification, grouping, and subgrouping; Part II. Classification, sound correspondences, and reconstruction; Part III. Indo-Pacific, Amerind, Eurasiatic; Part IV. Genetic linguistics and human history; Bibliography of Works Related to Joseph H. Greenberg's Theory and Methods for Genetic Linguistics; Author Index; Subject Index
- Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
- Croft, William.
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