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Subject: Diachronica Vol. 27, No. 2 (2010)
 

	
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Publisher:	John Benjamins
			http://www.benjamins.com/ 			
			
Journal Title:  Diachronica 
Volume Number:  27 
Issue Number:  2 
Issue Date:  2010 


Subtitle:  Quantitative Approaches to Linguistic Diversity. Commemorating the centenary of the birth of Morris Swadesh.   


Main Text:  

Quantitative Approaches to Linguistic Diversity
Commemorating the centenary of the birth of Morris Swadesh
Special Issue of Diachronica 27:2 (2010)
 Edited by Søren Wichmann and Anthony P. Grant
Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology & Leiden University / Edge Hill 
University

Diachronica 27:2 

2010. v, 168 pp.
Table of contents

Articles / Aufsätze   

Swadesh's life and place in linguistics 
Anthony P. Grant 191-196  

A full-scale test of the language farming dispersal hypothesis 
Harald Hammarström 197-213  

Do languages originate and become extinct at constant rates? 
Eric W. Holman 214-225  

Borrowability and the notion of basic vocabulary 
Uri Tadmor, Martin Haspelmath and Bradley Taylor 226-246 
 
Homelands of the world's language families: A quantitative approach 
Søren Wichmann, André Müller and Viveka Velupillai 247-276  

On using qualitative lexicostatistics to illuminate language history: Some 
techniques and case studies 
Anthony P. Grant 277-300  

Beyond lexicostatistics: How to get more out of 'word list' comparisons 
Paul Heggarty 301-324  

Phonetic comparison, varieties, and networks: Swadesh's influence lives on here 
too 
Jennifer Sullivan and April McMahon 325-340  

A stochastic local search approach to language tree reconstruction 
Francesca Tria, Emanuele Caglioti, Vittorio Loreto and Andrea Pagnani 341-358 



Linguistic Field(s): History of Linguistics
                     Text/Corpus Linguistics
                     Historical Linguistics




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