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Published: 18 February 2022

752 Pages

9.7 x 6.7 inches

ISBN: 9780198861461

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Diachronic Syntax

Second Edition

Ian Roberts

Oxford Textbooks in Linguistics

  • Explores multiple key questions in historical linguistics
  • Written by one of the leading scholars in the field
  • Draws on examples from a wide range of languages, from Latin and Old English to creoles
  • Offers guidance on further reading and a comprehensive glossary of key terms

New to this Edition:

  • Fully revised and updated throughout
  • New and extended coverage of null subjects in synchrony and diachrony
  • Explores major recent developments, including in parametric variation, wh-movement, and creoles and creolization

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