By R.H. Robins
The fourth version of A brief historical past of Linguistics provides a better prominence to the paintings of Wilhelm von Humboldt, end result of the lasting significance of his paintings on language relating to common eighteenth century considering and of its perceived relevance within the latter 1/2 the 20 th century to numerous elements of generative grammatical thought. the ultimate part, overlaying the 20th century, has been rewritten and divided into new chapters, so one can deal successfully with the more and more divergent improvement of descriptive and theoretical linguistics that came about within the latter 1/2 this century.
Readable and authoritative, Professor Robins' creation presents a transparent and updated evaluation of all of the significant concerns within the gentle of latest scholarly debate, and should be crucial examining for undergraduate and graduate scholars of linguistics alike.
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