Providing a contemporary and comprehensive look at the topical area of areal linguistics, this book looks systematically at different regions of the world whilst presenting a focused and informed overview of the theory behind research into areal linguistics and language contact. The topicality of areal linguistics is thoroughly documented by a wealth of case studies from all major regions of the world and, with chapters from scholars with a broad spectrum of language expertise, it offers insights into the mechanisms of external language change.
|Title of host publication||The Cambridge Handbook of Areal Linguistics|
|Publisher||Cambridge University Press|
|Publication status||Published - 30 Apr 2017|
|Name||Cambridge Handbooks in Language and lingusitics|
Grant, A. (2017). The Cambridge Handbook of Areal Linguistics. In R. Hickey (Ed.), The Cambridge Handbook of Areal Linguistics (pp. 852-877). (Cambridge Handbooks in Language and lingusitics). Cambridge University Press. http://www.cambridge.org/gb/academic/subjects/languages-linguistics/grammar-and-syntax/cambridge-handbook-areal-linguistics?format=HB&isbn=9781107051614#contentsTabAnchor