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Published: 01 May 2015

288 Pages

8.5x5.5 inches

ISBN: 9780748641444

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A Historical Syntax of English

Bettelou Los

Published by Edinburgh University Press

Edinburgh Textbooks on the English Language

  • Discusses internal factors such as the loss of morphology and pressure from analogy
  • Covers external factors such as the sociolinguistic impact of language and dialect contact
  • Strikes a balance between theoretical explanation and accessibility to readers with no background in formal syntax