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By Henning Andersen (Ed.)

This selection of papers consolidates the commentary that linguistic swap generally is actualized step-by-step: any structural innovation being brought, authorized, and generalized, through the years, in a single grammatical setting after one other, in a development that may be understood by means of connection with the markedness values and the score of the conditioning gains. The creation to the amount and a bankruptcy by means of Henning Andersen make clear the theoretical bases for this commentary, that's exemplified and mentioned in separate chapters through Kristin Bakken, Alexander Bergs and Dieter Stein, Vit Bubenik, Ulrich Busse, Marianne Mithun, Lene Schøsler, and John Charles Smith within the gentle of information from the histories of Norwegian, English, Hindi, Northern Iroquoian, and Romance. a last bankruptcy by way of Michael Shapiro provides a philosophical point of view. The papers have been first offered in a workshop on “Actualization styles in Linguistic swap” on the XIV foreign convention on ancient Linguistics, Vancouver, B.C. in 1999.
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