The Handbook of Dialectology, Hardback Book


The Handbook of Dialectology provides an authoritative, up-to-date and unusually broad account of the study of dialect, in one volume.

Each chapter reviews essential research, and offers a critical discussion of the past, present and future development of the area. * The volume is based on state-of-the-art research in dialectology around the world, providing the most current work available with an unusually broad scope of topics * Provides a practical guide to the many methodological and statistical issues surrounding the collection and analysis of dialect data * Offers summaries of dialect variation in the world s most widely spoken and commonly studied languages, including several non-European languages that have traditionally received less attention in general discussions of dialectology * Reviews the intellectual development of the field, including its main theoretical schools of thought and research traditions, both academic and applied * The editors are well known and highly respected, with a deep knowledge of this vast field of inquiry


  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 616 pages
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
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  • Category: Dialect, slang & jargon
  • ISBN: 9781118827550



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