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Linguistic change

an introduction to the historical study of language

by Edgar H. Sturtevant

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Published by University of Chicago Press in [Chicago] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementWith a new introd. by Eric P. Hamp
SeriesPhoenix books -- P60
The Physical Object
Pagination185 p.
Number of Pages185
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24337717M
ISBN 100226779157
LC Control Number61001441
OCLC/WorldCa36279170

Labov’s Principles of Linguistic Change: Cognitive and Cultural Factors is the third volume of his trilogy, the first two dealing with internal factors and social factors controlling linguistic change. Volume 3 examines the cognitive and cultural factors responsible for linguistic change. The present volume explores into the internal factors discussed in Volume 1, concentrating on the Author: Yubo Zhang. In any course of historical and comparative linguistics there will be students of different language backgrounds, different levels of linguistic training, and different theoretical orientation. This textbook attempts to mitigate the problems raised by this heterogeneity in a number of ways. Since it is impossible to treat the language or language family of special interest to every .

Rich in cultural and linguistic details, the book is the first of its kind to highlight the implications of language change on the social order and cultural life of contemporary China. Language and Social Change in China is ideal for students and scholars interested in sociolinguistics and linguistic anthropology, and Chinese language and society. Linguistic change in present-day English. [Charles Laurence Barber] Book: All Authors / Contributors: Charles Laurence Barber. description\/a> \" Linguistic change -- Standard English and dialect -- Changes in pronunciation -- The growth of the vocabulary -- Changes in meaning -- Grammatical changes.

Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Patterns of Change, Change of Patterns: Linguistic Change and Reconstruction Methodology (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at eBay! Free shipping for many products! This important new book investigates formulaic language from the point of view of language change. Employing a novel quantitative and data-led approach, it traces and analyses change in phraseology across 20th Century German as used in Switzerland.


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Richly illustrated throughout with textual analyses, this book challenges widely held beliefs about grammatical complexity, academic writing, and linguistic change in English. This important new work will be of interest to discourse analysts, sociolinguists, and applied linguists, as well as descriptive linguists and historical by: Linguistic Change.

linguistics. linguistics, scientific study of language, covering the structure Linguistic change book and syntax; see grammar), sounds, and meaning, as well as the history of the relations of languages to each other and the cultural place of language in human behavior.

Phonetics, the. This third and final volume of the Principles of Linguistic Change set examines the cognitive and cultural causes responsible for linguistic change, and traces the history of these developments, from triggering events to driving forces and endpoints.

Labov draws upon the newly completed Atlas of North American English to look more deeply into questions of linguistic change, Cited by: Linguistic Change: An Introduction to the Historical Study of Language by Sturtevant, E.H. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   About this book.

Written by the world-renowned pioneer in the Linguistic change book of modern sociolinguistics, this volume examines the cognitive and cultural factors responsible for linguistic change, tracing the life history of these developments, from triggering events to.

To be honest, my main motivation for writing the book is to help me work out my own ideas about the relationship of language change and linguistic change, between history and language.

Although I have been studying the history of the French language for nearly fifty years, and teaching it for nearly as long, I have never found satisfactory. Principles of Linguistic Change, Volume 2 book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. This volume presents the long-anticipated result 4/5.

Language Variation and Change is the only journal dedicated exclusively to the study of linguistic variation and the capacity to deal with systematic and inherent variation in synchronic and diachronic linguistics. Sociolinguistics involves analysing the interaction of language, culture and society; the more specific study of variation is concerned with the impact of this interaction on.

Linguistic change and diffusion: description and explanation in sociolinguistic dialect geography - Volume 3 Issue 2 - Peter Trudgill Skip to main content Accessibility help We use cookies to distinguish you from other users and Cited by: This book develops the general principles of linguistic change that form the foundations of historical linguistics, dialectology and sociolinguistics.

It is concerned with the factors that govern the internal development of linguistic structures: the mechanisms of change, the constraints on change, and the ways in which change is embedded in 4/5(1).

to answer question of (social support of) continuation for language change. The book concludes with a summary of issues and ponders further questions that affect linguistic change that were beyond the scope of this endeavor.

California Linguistic Notes Volume XXXII No. 2 Spring, File Size: 36KB. This volume presents the long-anticipated results of several decades of inquiry into the social origins and social motivation of linguistic change. Written by one of the founders of modern sociolinguistics Features the first complete report on the Philadelphia project designed to establish the social location of the leaders of linguistic change Includes chapters on social Author: William Labov.

An Introduction to the Study of Linguistic Change in Standard Englishes in the 20th Century. By Laurie Bauer. Paperback $ Hardback $ eBook Watching English Change: An Introduction to the Study of Linguistic Change in Standard Englishes in.

Historical syntax in cross-linguistic perspective is a benchmark work in syntax and historical linguistics. William Labov. Principles of Linguistic Change: Internal Factors (Blackwell Publishers) The committee felt this book is a landmark in the study of language change.

LABOV: LANGUAGE VARIATION AND CHANGE Labov was that the ‘evidence’ for linguistics at the. time came from the linguists’ self-generated sen- Author: Kirk Hazen. In this book, the author examines the transformation of the Pacific language region under the impact of colonization, westernization and modernization.

By focusing on the linguistic and socio-historical changes of the past years, it aims to bring a new dimension to the study of Pacific linguistics, which up until now has been dominated by Cited by: Professor Samuels presents a comprehensive explanation of the reasons for linguistic change, applying his theory in particular to the history of English.

He assesses and mediates between the conflicting dogmas of different schools of linguistics, and offers an alternative theory of linguistic change which is basically simple but has the scope to cover any type of change. But, if anything, printing and widespread education have slowed the pace of linguistic change over the past half millennium.

In an oral culture, it proceeds more rapidly. Thus, William Caxton (d. ), perhaps the first English printer, explained that “certaynly our langage now used varyeth ferre (far) from that whiche was used and. Linguistic Change in Present-Day English by Barber, C and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   Then it ends the book with the discussion of not only theoretical implications for grammatical complexity and linguistic change but also practical ones for language development and teaching of academic reading and writing in courses on English for Academic Purposes, as well as recommendations for future research.

This book has several : Yali Shi. - Grammatical Complexity in Academic English: Linguistic Change in Writing Douglas Biber and Bethany Gray Frontmatter More information GRAMMATICAL COMPLEXITY IN ACADEMIC ENGLISH Grammatical Complexity in Academic English uses corpus-based ana-lyses to challenge a number of dominant stereotypes and assumptions within Size: KB.Get this from a library!

Principles of linguistic change. Volume 2, Social factors. [William Labov]. Linguistic change provides a greater challenge in digital humanities research than in the science, technology, and medicine (STM) fields. STM terminology is more stable because it employs standards such as binomial nomenclature in biology (e.g., Sciurus carolinensis for Eastern gray squirrel), a system that guards against linguistic change and.