Landmarks in Linguistic Thought Volume III: The Arabic by Kees Versteegh

By Kees Versteegh

Landmarks in Linguistic suggestion Vol 3 is dedicated to a linguistic culture that lies outdoor the Western mainstream, specifically that of the center East.
The reader is brought to the main concerns and topics that experience made up our minds the advance of the Arabic linguistic culture. each one bankruptcy includes a brief extract from a translated `landmark' textual content through a remark which locations the textual content in its social and highbrow context. the selected texts often provide scope for comparability with the Western culture. through contrasting the 2 structures, the Western and the center japanese, this ebook serves to spotlight the features of 2 very various structures and therefore stimulate new rules in regards to the heritage of linguistics.
This publication presumes no previous wisdom of Arabo-Islamic tradition and Arabic language, and is priceless to a person with an curiosity within the heritage of Linguistics. Kees Versteegh is at the moment Professor of Arabic and Islam on the heart East Institute of the college of Nijmegen, The Netherlands. His guides comprise The rationalization of Linguistic Causes (1995),Ed. Arabic outdoor the Arab World (1994)

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