Language Classification by Numbers

Language Classification by Numbers

eBook - 2005
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This book considers how languages have traditionally been divided into families, and asks how they should be classified in the future. It tests current theories and hypotheses, shows how new ideas can be formulated, and offers a series of demonstrations that the new techniques applied to old data can produce convincing results. It will be of great practical interest to all those concerned with the classification and diffusion of languages in fields such as comparative linguistics, . archaeology, genetics, and anthropology. - ;This book considers how languages have traditionally been divided int.
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2005
ISBN: 9781280758492
128075849X
9780191535369
0191535362
9781429470889
1429470887
9780199279029
9780199279012
0199279020
0199279012
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xvi, 265 pages) : illustrations
Additional Contributors: McMahon, Robert 1964-

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