By Kees Versteegh
The reader is brought to the main concerns and subject matters that experience made up our minds the advance of the Arabic linguistic culture. every one bankruptcy incorporates a brief extract from a translated `landmark' textual content through a remark which areas the textual content in its social and highbrow context. the selected texts usually supply scope for comparability with the Western culture. through contrasting the 2 structures, the Western and the center japanese, this publication serves to focus on the features of 2 very varied structures and therefore stimulate new principles concerning the heritage of linguistics.
This ebook presumes no past wisdom of Arabo-Islamic tradition and Arabic language, and is useful to a person with an curiosity within the background of Linguistics. Kees Versteegh is at present Professor of Arabic and Islam on the heart East Institute of the collage of Nijmegen, The Netherlands. His guides comprise The rationalization of Linguistic Causes (1995),Ed. Arabic open air the Arab World (1994)
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Landmarks in Linguistic Thought Volume III: The Arabic Linguistic Tradition: 003 (History of Linguistic Thought) by Kees Versteegh