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Etymology

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ISBN-10: 0521311667

ISBN-13: 9780521311663

Edition: 1993

Authors: Yakov Malkiel

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Etymology has been largely neglected since the beginning of this century. Professor Yakov Malkiel here sets out to rescue it from its fate. He enquires into the style, structure, presuppositions, and purposes of etymological enquiries over the last two centuries, and sets them against the practice of etymology in Antiquity and the Middle Ages. He also examines the complex and changing interrelationship between etymology and general linguistics in recent times, with the intention of revitalising etymological research. Professor Malkiel is undoubtedly one of the most distinguished practitioners of the discipline, and brings to this work a remarkable breadth and depth of scholarship.…    
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Book details

List price: $59.99
Copyright year: 1993
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 11/4/1993
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 236
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.836
Language: English

Preface
The nineteenth century
The first half of the twentieth century
The second half of the twentieth century
Conclusion
References
Indexes