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Variation, selection, development

Variation, selection, development

probing the evolutionary model of language change


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Published by Mouton de Gruyter Berlin in New York .
Written in English

  • Linguistic change,
  • Creole dialects,
  • Language and languages -- Variation,
  • Language and languages -- Origin

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Regine Eckardt, Gerhard Jäger, Tonjes Veenstra.
    SeriesTrends in linguistics. studies and monographs -- 197
    ContributionsEckardt, Regine., Jäger, Gerhard., Veenstra, Tonjes, 1962-
    LC ClassificationsP142 .V37 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23675310M
    ISBN 109783110198690
    LC Control Number2007050434

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