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Author Matthews, P. H. (Peter Hugoe)

Title Linguistics : a very short introduction / P.H. Matthews
Published Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2003

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Description 1 online resource (134 pages) : illustrations, maps, portraits
Series Very short introductions
Very short introductions.
Contents The study of language -- 'Homo loquens' -- Language in time and space -- Language families -- In praise of diversity -- What is a language? -- How much is systematic? -- Sounds -- Language and the brain
Summary This text provides a broad overview of the field of linguistics and guides the reader through specific examples using short thematic chapters to break the subject down into its various fields
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Linguistics.
Linguistics
linguistics.
17.01 linguistics: general.
Linguistics.
Linguistics.
Linguistik
Taalwetenschap.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2003041990
ISBN 9780192801487
0192801481
9780191775321
0191775320
9780191577512
0191577510