Encyclopedia of Slavic Languages and Linguistics offers the most comprehensive reference work on Slavic languages ever published, with some 400 articles. It provides authoritative treatment of all important aspects of the Slavic language family from its Indo-European origins to the present day, as well as consideration of the interaction of Slavic with other languages.
Features and Benefits:
- Contributions from leading scholars of Slavic languages worldwide.
- Up-to-date references on legal and sociolinguistic developments of languages after the fall of multiethnic states.
- Integrated articles on the interactions between linguistics, archaeology, and genetics to illuminate ancient Slavic-speaking communities.
- State-of-the art reports on pertinent issues in Slavic semantics, pragmatics, discourse studies and more.
- Coverage of theoretical approaches that emerged in Slavic linguistics.
- Detailed, color maps.
Marc L. Greenberg,
University of Kansas
Lenore A. Grenoble,
University of Chicago
University of Kansas Masako Ueda Fidler,
Brown University René Genis,
University of Amsterdam Marek Łaziński,
University of Warsaw Mikhail Oslon,
Institute of the Polish Language, Polish Academy of Sciences Anita Peti-Stantić,
University of Zagreb Mladen Uhlik,
University of Ljubljana Björn Wiemer,
University of Mainz Nadežda V. Zorixina-Nilsson,
All interested in Slavic languages and linguistics.
Marc L. Greenberg, Ph.D. (1990), is Professor of Slavic Languages & Literatures at the University of Kansas and corresponding member of the Slovene Academy of Sciences and Arts. He has published widely on Slavic linguistics, focusing on western South Slavic languages.
Lenore A. Grenoble, Ph.D. (1986), University of California, Berkeley, is the John Matthews Manly Distinguished Service Professor at the University of Chicago and a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. She specializes in Slavic and Arctic Indigenous languages, focusing on language contact and shift.