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Language
Its Nature and Development





ISBN 9780415845564
Published February 12, 2013 by Routledge
450 Pages

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Book Description

This book was first published in 1922.

Table of Contents

Book 1: History of Linguistic Science

1. Before 1800

2. Beginning of the nineteenth century

3. Middle of the nineteenth century

4. End of the nineteenth century

Book 2: The Child

5. Sounds

6. Words

7. Grammar

8. Some fundamental problems

9. The influence of the child on linguistic development

10. The influence of the child (continued)

Book 3: The Individual and the World

11. The foreigner

12. Pidgin and congeners

13. The woman

14. Causes of change

15. Causes of change (continued)

Book 4: Development of Language

16. Etymology

17. Progress or decay?

18. Progress

19. Origin of grammatical elements

20. Sound symbolism

21. The origin of speech

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