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Publisher Comments:

David Lightfoot is Director, Linguistics Program, University of Maryland and Extraordinary Professor of Linguistics, University of Utrecht, Netherlands.

Synopsis:

"A lucid and readable introduction to the contemporary study of language—what linguistics is and how linguists go about their business."

About the Author

David Lightfoot is Professor and Chairman of the Linguistics Department at the University of Maryland.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780262620451
Subtitle:
Toward a Biology of Grammar
Author:
Lightfoot, David
Publisher:
The MIT Press
Location:
Cambridge
Subject:
Linguistics
Subject:
Linguistics - General
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
The Language Lottery
Publication Date:
19840223
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
from 17
Language:
English
Pages:
238
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in

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