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Explaining language change: an evolutionary approach
(Cambridge University Press, 2002)
Book review of "Explaining language change: an evolutionary approach" by William Croft.
How Long Was the Nineteenth Century?
(Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo - PUC-SP, 2000)
This paper reviews the problems of the deterministic and predictive view of language change initiated by nineteenth century linguists and shows that such a view is still present in many analyses proposed by twentieth century ...