The Handbook of Dialectology

Genre: Language Arts
Original Publish Date: Jan 31, 2018
Product Number: EB00720871
Released: Mar 13, 2018
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781118827581
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
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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

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