Indo-European Language and Culture

Book Details

Author  Benjamin W. Fortson IV
Publisher  Wiley-Blackwell
Publication Date   August 17, 2009
ISBN  1405188960
Pages  562

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This revised and expanded edition provides a comprehensive overviewof comparative Indo-European linguistics and the branches of theIndo-European language family, covering both linguistic andcultural material. Now offering even greater coverage than thefirst edition, it is the definitive introduction to the field.

  • Updated, corrected, and expanded edition, containing newillustrations of selected texts and inscriptions, and text sampleswith translations and etymological commentary
  • Extensively covers individual histories of both ancient andmodern languages of the Indo-European family
  • Provides an overview of Proto-Indo-European culture, society,and language
  • Designed for use in courses, with exercises and suggestions forfurther reading included in each chapter
  • Includes maps, a glossary, a bibliography, and comprehensiveword and subject indexes

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