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Linguistic Diversity in Space and Time
by Johanna Nichols
University of Chicago Press, 1992
eISBN: 978-0-226-58059-3 | Cloth: 978-0-226-58056-2 | Paper: 978-0-226-58057-9
Library of Congress Classification P143.N53 1992
Dewey Decimal Classification 417.7

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ABOUT THIS BOOK
In this ground-breaking book, Johanna Nichols proposes means of describing, comparing, and interpreting linguistic diversity, both genetic and structural, providing the foundations for a theory of diversity based upon population science. This book will interest linguists, archaeologists, and population specialists.

"An awe-inspiring book, unequalled in scope, originality, and the range of language data considered."—Anna Siewierska, Linguistics

"Fascinating. . . . A brilliant pioneering study."—Journal of Indo-European Studies

"A superbly reasoned book."—John A. C. Greppin, Times Literary Supplement

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