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Linguistics falls in the gap between arts and science, on the edges of which the most fascinating discoveries and the most important problems are found. Beginning at the 'arts' end of the subject with the common origins of languages, and finishing at the 'science' end with the newest discoveries regarding language in the brain, this stimulating guide covers all the major aspects of linguistics from a refreshing and insightful angle.

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Linguistics falls in the gap between arts and science, on the edges of which the most fascinating discoveries and important problems are found. This guide begins by discussing the oldest, "arts" end of the subject and moves through to the most up-to-date research.

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Includes bibliographical references (p. 127-129) and index.

About the Author

P.H. Matthews is Professor of Linguistics at Cambridge University.

Table of Contents

1. The Study of Language

2. 'Homo loquens'

3. Language in Time and Space

4. Language Families

5. In Praise of Diversity

6. What is a Language?

7. How Much is Systematic?

8. Sounds

9. Language and the Brain

Further Reading

Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780192801487
Author:
Matthews, P.h.
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Author:
Matthews, P. H.
Author:
null, P. H.
Location:
Oxford
Subject:
Linguistics
Subject:
Linguistics - General
Series:
Very Short Introductions
Series Volume:
no. 115
Publication Date:
20030631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
21 halftones, maps and line illus.
Pages:
152
Dimensions:
4.4 x 7 x 0.5 in 0.269 lb

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