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Principles of Diachronic Syntax

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ISBN-10: 0521293502

ISBN-13: 9780521293501

Edition: 1979

Authors: David Lightfoot, S. R. Anderson, J. Bresnan, B. Comrie

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This study offers one of the first systematic accounts of syntactic change and will be of interest to a wide range of linguists.
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Book details

List price: $69.99
Copyright year: 1979
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 4/12/1979
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 440
Size: 5.98" wide x 9.02" long x 0.98" tall
Weight: 1.408
Language: English

Foreword
Preliminaries
A paradigm case: The English modals
A theory of change
More category changes
Changes in the lexicon
On cyclic transformations
The causes of reanalysis
Bibliography
Citation index