The handbook of linguistics

The Handbook of Linguistics -- Contents -- List of Contributors -- Preface to the Second Edition -- Preface to the First Edition -- List of Abbreviations -- Part I: Starting Points -- 1: Origins of Language -- 1 Introduction -- 2 Evidence from Anthropology and Archeology -- 3 Genetic Evidence --... Ausführliche Beschreibung

Weitere Verfasser: 1949- [HerausgeberIn] ; [HerausgeberIn]
Verfasserangabe: edited by Mark Aronoff and Janie Rees-Miller.
Format: E-Book
Sprache: Englisch
veröffentlicht: Hoboken, New Jersey ;: Wiley-Blackwell, 2017
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ISBN: 9781119072270
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Zusammenfassung: The Handbook of Linguistics -- Contents -- List of Contributors -- Preface to the Second Edition -- Preface to the First Edition -- List of Abbreviations -- Part I: Starting Points -- 1: Origins of Language -- 1 Introduction -- 2 Evidence from Anthropology and Archeology -- 3 Genetic Evidence -- 4 Primatological Evidence -- 4.1 Vocal Call Systems -- 4.2 Cognitive Abilities -- 4.3 Sign Language Experiments -- 5 Neurobiological Evidence -- 6 Linguistic Evidence -- 6.1 Protolanguage and "True" Language -- 6.2 Actual Grammar Versus Conceivable Grammars -- 7 Conclusion -- 2: Languages of the World -- 1 Introduction -- 2 Languages of Europe and Northern Asia -- 2.1 Indo-European Languages -- 2.2 Uralic Languages -- 2.3 Altaic Families -- 2.4 Chukotko-Kamchatkan Languages -- 2.5 Caucasian Families -- 2.6 Other Languages of Europe and Northern Eurasia -- 2.7 Proposals for Larger Groupings -- 3 Languages of Southern, Eastern, and Southeastern Asiaand Oceania -- 3.1 Dravidian Languages -- 3.2 Austro-Asiatic Languages -- 3.3 Sino-Tibetan -- 3.4 Daic Languages -- 3.5 Hmong-Mien (Miao-Yao) Languages -- 3.6 Austronesian Languages -- 3.7 Papuan Families -- 3.8 Australian Families -- 3.9 Other Languages of Southern, Eastern, and Southeastern Asia -- 3.10 Proposals for Larger Groupings -- 4 Languages of Africa and Southwestern Asia -- 4.1 Afroasiatic Languages -- 4.2 Niger-Congo Languages -- 4.3 Nilo-Saharan Families -- 4.4 Khoisan Families -- 4.5 Proposals for Larger Groupings -- 5 Languages of the Americas -- 5.1 Languages of North America -- 5.2 Languages of Meso-America -- 5.3 Languages of South America -- 5.4 Proposals for Larger Groupings -- 6 Pidgin and Creole Languages -- 7 Deaf Sign Languages -- 3: Typology and Universals -- 1 Introduction: The Typological and Generative Approaches to Language Universals.
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