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The Handbook of Historical Sociolinguistics free pdf Written by an international team of leading scholars, this groundbreaking reference work explores the nature of language change and diffusion, and paves the way for future research in this rapidly expanding interdisciplinary field. Features 35 newly-written essays from internationally acclaimed experts that reflect the growth and vitality of the burgeoning area of historical sociolinguistics Examines how sociolinguistic theoretical models, methods, findings, and expertise can be used to reconstruct a language's past in order to explain linguistic changes and developments Bridges the gap between the past and the present in linguistic studies Structured thematically into sections exploring: origins and theoretical assumptions- methods for the sociolinguistic study of the history of languages- linguistic and extra-linguistic variables- historical dialectology, language contact and diffusion- and attitudes to language

About Juan Manuel Hernandez Campoy

Juan Manuel Hernandez-Campoy is Professor in Sociolinguistics at the University of Murcia, Spain, where he teaches undergraduate courses on English Sociolinguistics, Dialectology, and the History of English, as well as sociolinguistic research methods for postgraduate students. His books include Diccionario de Sociolinguistica (with P. Trudgill, 2007), Metodologia de la Investigacion Sociolinguistica (with M. Almeida, 2005), and Geolinguistica (1999). Juan Camilo Conde-Silvestre is Professor in English Historical Linguistics at the University of Murcia, Spain, where he teaches on the History of the English Language and Research Methods in Language Variation and Change. His books include Sociolinguistica Historica (2007), Sociolinguistics and the History of English (with J.M. Hernandez-Campoy, 2005) and Variation and Linguistic Change in English (with J.M. Hernandez-Campoy, 1999).

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Author : Juan Manuel Hernandez Campoy
Publisher : John Wiley
Data Published : 07 November 2012
ISBN : 1118257235
EAN : 9781118257234
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 704 pages
Age + : 18 years
Language : English
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