Scribes as Agents of Language Change

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Scribes as Agents of Language Change

Ed. by Wagner, Esther-Miriam / Outhwaite, Ben / Beinhoff, Bettina

Series:Studies in Language Change [SLC] 10

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    Aims and Scope

    The majority of our evidence for language change in pre-modern times comes from the written output of scribes. The present volume deals with a variety of aspects of language change and focuses on the role of scribes. The individual articles, which treat different theoretical and empirical issues, reflect a broad cross-linguistic and cross-cultural diversity. The languages that are represented cover a broad spectrum, and the empirical data come from a wide range of sources. This book provides a wealth of new data and new perspectives on old problems, and it raises new questions about the actual mechanisms of language change.

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    Supplementary Information

    23 x 15.5 cm
    viii, 328 pages
    Num. figs. and tabs. 33 Tables
    Language:
    English
    Type of Publication:
    Collection
    Keyword(s):
    Historical Linguistics; Sociolinguistics; Scribes; Language Variation and Change; Registers

    Esther-Miriam Wagner, Cambridge University, UK; Ben Outhwaite, Cambridge University, UK; Bettina Beinhoff, Anglia Ruskin University, UK

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