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Published by Longman in London, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Linguistics -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementR. H. Robins.
    SeriesLongman linguistics library ; no. 6
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsP61 .R6 1979
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 248 p. ;
    Number of Pages248
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4739871M
    ISBN 100582552893, 0582552885
    LC Control Number78040983


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The fourth edition of A Short History of Linguistics gives a greater prominence to the work of Wilhelm von Humboldt, because of the lasting importance of his work on language in relation to general eighteenth century thinking and of its perceived relevance in the latter half of the twentieth century to several aspects of generative grammatical theory.

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Robins. A short history of linguistics. Bloomington and London: Indiana University Press,viii + ppAuthor: Henry M. Hoenigswald. Antiquity Babylonia. The earliest linguistic texts – written in cuneiform on clay tablets – date almost four thousand years before India.

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A short history of linguistics by Robins, R. H.,Indiana University Press edition, in EnglishCited by: A catalogue record for this book is available from the British Library Library of Congress Cataloguing in Publication data Matthews, P.

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Linguistics todayA multidisciplinary subject• Psycholinguistics• Sociolinguistics• Applied linguistics• Computational linguistics etc references1. A short history of linguisticsBy R.H Robins2. An outline of the history of linguisticslink: continuum books3. The history of linguisticsby Lyle Campbelllink: Blackwellreference online ix, pages ; 22 cm This complete revision and updating of Professor Robins' classic text offers a comprehensive account of the history of linguistic thought from its European origins some years ago to the present day.

Robin's work in linguistics covered several diverse areas, including Firthian prosodic analysis, endangered languages and the history of linguistic thought.

He wrote two popular textbooks, General Linguistics: An Introductory Survey () and A Short History of Linguistics (). This book is a concise historical survey of structural linguistics, charting its development from the s 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.

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–d. ) is acknowledged as the founder of modern linguistics and semiology, and as having laid the groundwork for structuralism and post-structuralism. Born and educated in Geneva, in he went to the University of Leipzig, where he received a doctorate in