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Published: 02 March 2006

470 Pages | Numerous maps, tables and line drawings


ISBN: 9780199283088

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Areal Diffusion and Genetic Inheritance

Problems in Comparative Linguistics

Edited by Alexandra Y. Aikhenvald and R. M. W. Dixon

Explorations in Linguistic Typology

  • Explains cultural and linguistic change, and provides a general discussion of which kinds of linguistic feature can and cannot be borrowed
  • Contributions from leading scholars in their fields and by leading general linguistics
  • Covers Ancient Anatolia, Modern Anatolia, Australia, Amazonia, Oceania, Southeast and East Asia, and Sub-Saharan Africa

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