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A short history of linguistics / by R.H. Robins.


Bloomington : Indiana University Press, [1968] .
ISBN 9780253352101, 025335210X

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Subjects Geschiedenis (vorm)
Linguistics -- History.
Linguistics.
Taalwetenschap.
Series Indiana University studies in the history and theory of linguistics.
Description vi, 248 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Copyright Date [1968]
©1967
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 233-240) and index.
Also issued online.
Summary A highly readable account of the origin and development of linguistic studies. Concentrating on the course of linguistic thought in Europe, Mr. Robins traces a continuous tradition of speculation and teaching on language and linguistics from the Pre-Socratic philosophers in ancient Greece, through Plato, Aristotle, the Stoics, Rome, the Middle Ages and the Renaissance to the present day...--dust jacket.
Contents Introduction -- Greece -- Rome -- The Middle Ages -- The Renaissance and after -- The eve of modern times -- Comparative and historical linguistics in the nineteenth century -- Linguistics in the present century.
Genre History.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)306654
(OCoLC)ocm00306654
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WorldCat Identities Robins, R. H.
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