Concise Encyclopedia of Languages of the WorldEditor-in-Chief:
- Keith Brown
- Sarah Ogilvie
The content of this reference work is foundational to most topics in descriptive and comparative linguistics. It will therefore be an indispensable resource for all students and faculty staff across the whole linguistics field.
Hardbound, 1320 Pages
Published: October 2008
Encyclopedia of Language and Linguistics2nd edition "An awe-inspiring project of breath-taking scope, bringing together a distinguished list of internationally recognized editors and authors.â -Mark Steedman, University of Edinburgh, UK "An extraordinary resource, encompassing a comprehensive breadth of major topics in all aspects of language and linguistics, the perspectives of leading scholars, and regional viewpoints from around the world! It does look to be an impressive undertaking, alright." -Alister Cumming, Professor and Head, Modern Language Centre, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto, Canada "With over 3,000 articles and 39,000 references, this volume is vital to all college-level libraries as the most comprehensive language resource of its kind.â -John Aiello, The Electric Review, May 2005. "From people who enjoy browsing through encyclopedias to specialists who want some basic orientation in an area near their own, readers will find ELL2E to be an outstanding source of information." -Sarah G. Thomason, William J. Gedney Collegiate Professor of Linguistics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA