"The absolutely best textbook in historical linguistics."
— Theo Vennemann
, Department of Linguistics, University of Munich
"The textbook of choice for courses in historical linguistics."
— William Poser
, Department of Linguistics, University of Northern British Columbia
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About the Author
Lyle Campbell is Professor of Linguistics at the University of Hawai'i at Manoa. He is the author of American Indian Languages: The Historical Linguistics of Native America
and Historical Syntax in Cross-Linguistic Perspective
(with Alice C. Harris), both of which won the Linguistic Society of America's prestigious Leonard Bloomfield Book Award, and other books.