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Presents an introduction to languages and linguistics, including the evolution of over 200 languages, explanations of writing systems, language trees, and maps illustrating various aspects of all the language families.
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Bernard Comrie has a Ph.D. in linguistics from Cambridge University in England. He is currently professor of linguistics at the University of Southern California. Among his many publications are Language Universals and Linguistic Typology: Syntax and Morphology and The Russian Language in the Twentieth Century. Stephen Matthews earned his Ph.D. in linguistics from the University of Southern California. Since 1990 he has lectured in linguistics at the University of Hong Kong. Maria Polinsky earned a Ph.D. at the Institute for Linguistics, Russian Academy of Sciences. She is a professor of linguistics at the University of Southern California, Los Angeles.
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Book Description FACTS ON FILE, 2003. Hardcover. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110816051232
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