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Encyclopedia of language & linguistics / Keith Brown, editor-in-chief ; co-ordinating editors, Anne H. Anderson ... [et al.].

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Language:
English.
Publication date:
2006
Imprint:
2nd ed. - Boston : Elsevier, c2006.
Format:
  • Book
  • 14 v. : ill., maps (some col.), ports. ; 29 cm.
Title Variation:
Encyclopedia of language and linguistics
Note:
Previous ed.: Oxford ; New York : Pergamon, 1994.
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
  • Animal Communication-- Applied Linguistics-- Biographies-- Cognitive Science-- Computational Linguistics-- Countries & Languages-- Education & Language-- Foundations of Linguistics-- Historical & Comparative Linguistics-- History of Linguistics-- Language Acquisition-- Language Pathology-- Languages of the World-- Law & Language-- Lexicography-- Linguistic Anthropology-- Media & Language-- Medicine & Language-- Morphology-- Natural Language Processing & Machine Translation-- Philosophy & Language-- Phonetics-- Phonology-- Politics & Language-- Pragmatics-- Psycholinguistics-- Religion & Language-- Semantics (grammatical)-- Semantics (logical & lexical)-- Semiotics-- Sign Language-- Society & Language-- Speech Technology-- Spoken Discourse-- Syntax-- Text Analysis & Stylistics-- Translation-- Typology & Universals-- Variation & Language-- Writing Systems.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)
Publisher's Summary:
The first edition of "ELL" (1993, Ron Asher, Editor) was hailed as 'the field's standard reference work for a generation'. Now the all-new second edition matches "ELL"'s comprehensiveness and high quality, expanded for a new generation, while being the first encyclopedia to really exploit the multimedia potential of linguistics. The key features: the most authoritative, up-to-date, comprehensive, and international reference source in its field; an entirely new work, with new editors, new authors, new topics and newly commissioned articles with a handful of classic articles; the first Encyclopedia to exploit the multimedia potential of linguistics through the online edition; ground-breaking and International in scope and approach; alphabetically arranged with extensive cross-referencing; available in print and online, priced separately. The online version will include updates as subjects develop "ELL2" includes: 7,500,000 words; 11,000 pages; 3,000 articles; 1,500 figures - 130 halftones and 150 colour; supplementary audio, video and text files online; 3,500 glossary definitions; 39,000 references; extensive list of commonly used abbreviations; list of languages of the world (including information on no. of speakers, language family, etc.); approximately 700 biographical entries (now includes contemporary linguists); 200 language maps in print and online. This title is also available online via ScienceDirect - featuring extensive browsing, searching, and internal cross-referencing between articles in the work, plus dynamic linking to journal articles and abstract databases, making navigation flexible and easy. It is ground-breaking in scope - wider than any predecessor, and an invaluable resource for researchers, academics, students and professionals in the fields of: linguistics, anthropology, education, psychology, language acquisition, language pathology, cognitive science, sociology, the law, the media, medicine & computer science. It is the most authoritative, up-to-date, comprehensive, and international reference source in its field.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)
Contributor:
Brown, E. K.
Anderson, Anne, 1954-
Subjects:
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