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TitleRise and Fall of Languages, TheAuthorDixon, R.M.W.PublishedCambridge University Press 1998
Status:Check Shelves SubjectLanguage ChangeMediaPaperback,BookISBN0521626544Call NumberDixon1997RTypeCirculating BookDescription

Contents: Introduction. Preliminaries. Linguistic Areas and Diffusion. The Family Tree Model. Modes of Change. The Punctuated Equilibrium Model. More on Proto-Languages. Recent History. Today's Priorities. Summary and Prospects. Appendix: Where the Comparative Method Discovery Procedure Fails.

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