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This book is a concise historical survey of structural linguistics, charting its development from the 1870s to the present day. Peter Matthews examines the beginnings of structuralism and analyzes the vital role played in it by the study of sound systems and the problems of how systems change. He discusses theories of the overall structure of a language, the "Chomskyan rev ...more
Paperback, 174 pages
Published April 23rd 2001 by Cambridge University Press (first published April 25th 1997)
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