Volume 75, Number 1, March 1999

Table of Contents

From: Language

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Grammatical constructions and linguistic generalizations: The What's X doing Y? construction

pp. 1-33
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Why surface syntactic structure reflects logical structure as much as it does, but only that much

pp. 34-62
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Quantifier Scope in English, Chinese, and Japanese

pp. 63-111
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Obituary

Zellig Sabbettai Harris

pp. 112-119
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Reviews

Forbidden signs: American culture and the campaign against sign language By Douglas C. Baynton (review)

pp. 120-123
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Growing up bilingual: Puerto Rican children in New York By Ana Celia Zentella (review)

pp. 123-126
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Linguistic ecology: Language change and linguistic imperialism in the Pacific region By Peter Mühlhäusler (review)

pp. 126-128
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Handbook of second language acquisition Ed. by William C. Ritchie and Tej K. Bhatia (review)

pp. 128-130
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The discovery of spoken language By Peter Jusczyk (review)

pp. 131-135
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How the mind works By Steven Pinker (review)

pp. 136-138
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Phonologies of Asia and Africa Ed. by Alan S. Kaye (review)

pp. 138-142
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Color and cognition in Mesoamerica: Constructing categories as vantages By Robert E. MacLaury (review)

pp. 143-147
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Aryans and British India By Thomas R. Trautmann (review)

pp. 147-148
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The human semantic potential: Spatial language and constrained connectionism By Terry Regier (review)

pp. 149-152
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The handbook of phonetic sciences Ed. by William J. Hardcastle and John Laver (review)

pp. 152-154
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Encyclopedia of Indo-European culture Ed. by James P. Mallory and Douglas Q. Adams (review)

pp. 154-158
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Korle meets the sea: A sociolinguistic history of Accra By M. E. Kropp Dakubu (review)

pp. 158-160
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Vygotsky and cognitive science: Language and the unification of the social and computational mind By William Frawley (review)

pp. 161-163
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The inheritance and innateness of grammars Ed. by Myrna Gopnik (review)

pp. 164-166
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Dimensions of register variation: A cross-linguistic comparison By Douglas Biber (review)

pp. 166-169
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Mobilian jargon: Linguistic and sociohistorical aspects of a Native American pidgin By Emanuel J. Drechsel (review)

pp. 169-172
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Book Notices

Introduction to quantitative analysis of linguistic survey data: An atlas by the numbers By William A. Kretzschmar, Jr. and Edgar W. Schneider (review)

p. 173
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The emergence of semantics in four linguistic traditions: Hebrew, Sanskrit, Greek, Arabic By Wout Van Bekkum, Jan Houben, Ineke Sluiter, and Kees Versteegh (review)

pp. 173-174
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Perspective on Arabic linguistics IX Ed. by Mushira Eid and Dilworth Parkinson (review)

pp. 174-175
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Sentence analysis, valency, and the concept of adject Ed. by Niels Davidsen- Nielsen (review)

pp. 175-176
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Beyond translation: Essays toward a modern philology By Alton L. Becker (review)

p. 176
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Pragmatic approaches to Shakespeare By Juhani Rudanko (review)

pp. 176-177
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Generative perspectives on language acquisition (review)

pp. 177-178
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Language and linguistics: Aims, perspectives, and duties of linguistics Ed. by Pierre Swiggers (review)

pp. 178-179
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Germanic linguistics: Syntactic and diachronic Ed. by Rosina L. Lippi-Green and Joseph C. Salmons (review)

p. 179
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A reader in French sociolinguistics Ed. by Malcolm Offord (review)

pp. 179-180
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Constraints on Pulaar phonology By Mamadou Ousmane Niang (review)

pp. 180-181
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Towards a semantics of linguistic time: Exploring some basic time concepts with special reference to English and Krio By Johan Nordlander (review)

p. 181
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Wer spricht Esperanto? Kiu parolas Esperanton? By Frank Stocker (review)

pp. 181-182
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Panorama de los estudios de las lenguas indígenas de México Ed. by Doris Bartholomew, Yolanda Lastra, and Leonardo Manrique (review)

p. 182
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The translator as communicator By Basil Hatim and Ian Mason (review)

pp. 182-183
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Parameter der Syntax By Priyamvada Bondre-Beil (review)

pp. 183-184
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Linguistic anthropology By Alessandro Durante (review)

p. 184
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Minimal ideas: Syntactic studies in the minimalist framework Ed. by Werner Abraham, Samuel David Epstein, Höskuldur Thráinsson, and C. Jan- Wouter Zwart (review)

pp. 184-185
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Cohesion through contrast: Discourse structure in Shaba Swahili/French conversations By Vincent A. De Rooij (review)

pp. 185-186
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Salish languages and linguistics: Theoretical and descriptive perspectives Ed. by Ewa Czaykowska-Higgins and M. Dale Kinkade (review)

pp. 186-187
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Locality in WH quantification: Questions and relative clauses in Hindi By Veneeta Dayal (review)

p. 187
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Built on solid rock: Studies in honour of Professor Ebbe Egede Knudsen on the occasion of his 65th birthday Ed. by Elie Wardini (review)

pp. 187-188
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Essays on language function and language type dedicated to T. Givón Ed. by Joan Bybee, John Haiman, and Sandra Thompson (review)

pp. 188-189
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Syntactic iconicity and linguistic freezes: The human dimension Ed. by Marge E. Landsberg (review)

p. 189
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The acquisition of spatial relations in a second language Ed. by Angelika Becker and Mary Carroll (review)

pp. 189-190
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Computational approaches to language acquisition Ed. by Michael R. Brent (review)

pp. 190-191
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Computer-assisted language learning: Context and conceptualization By Michael Levy (review)

p. 191
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Grooming, gossip, and the evolution of language By Robin Dunbar (review)

pp. 191-192
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The interaction of modality and negation: A typological study By Ferdinand de Haan (review)

p. 193
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Verb semantics and syntactic structure (Linguistics workshop series, 4.) Ed. by Taro Kageyama (review)

pp. 193-194
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The structure of Kiranti languages: Comparative grammar and texts By Karen H. Ebert (review)

p. 194
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Language status in the post-cold-war era Ed. by Kurt Müller (review)

pp. 194-195
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Dialect levelling in Limburg: Structural and sociolinguistic aspects By Frans Hinskens (review)

pp. 195-196
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Language and masculinity Ed. by Sally Johnson and Ulrike Meinhof (review)

p. 196
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Tense, attitudes and scope By Toshiyuki Ogihara (review)

pp. 196-197
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Situations, tense, and aspect By Renate Bartsch (review)

pp. 197-198
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Learning to spell: Research, theory and practice across languages Ed. by Charles A. Perfetti, Laurence Rieben, and Michel Fayol (review)

p. 198
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A parametric grammar of Seediq By Arthur J. Holmer (review)

pp. 198-199
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Tutorials in bilingualism: Psycholinguistic perspectives Ed. by Annette M.B. de Groot and Judith F. Kroll (review)

pp. 199-200
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Dialect death: The case of Brule Spanish By Charles E. Holloway (review)

p. 200
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Trubetzkoy's orphan: Proceedings of the Montréal roundtable 'Morphonology: Contemporary responses' Ed. by Rajendra Singh, with the collaboration of Richard Desrochers (review)

pp. 200-201
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A dictionary of Japanese loanwords By Toshie M. Evans (review)

pp. 201-202
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The Japanese contributions to the English language: An historical dictionary By Garland Cannon and Nicholas Warren (review)

p. 202
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Bedeutung, Gebrauch und sprachliche Handlung: Ansaetze und Probleme einer handlungstheoretischen Semantik aus linguistischer Sicht By Thomas Gloning (review)

p. 203
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Language choices: Conditions, constraints and consequences Ed. by Martin Pütz (review)

pp. 203-204
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Manchuria: An ethnic history By Juna Janhunen (review)

p. 204
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Studies on universal grammar and typological variation Ed. by Artemis Alexiadou and T. Alan Hall (review)

pp. 204-205
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Codeswitching worldwide Ed. by Rudolfo Jacobson (review)

pp. 205-206
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Semantics (review)

pp. 206-207
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The Balkan Slavic appellative By Robert D. Greenberg (review)

pp. 207-208
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The function of discourse particles: A study with special reference to spoken standard French By M.-B. Mosegaard Hansen (review)

p. 208
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Indo-European, Nostratic and beyond: Festschrift for Vitalij V. Shevoroshkin Ed. by Iren Hegedüs, Peter A. Michalove, and Alexis Manaster-Ramer (review)

p. 209
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Describing morphosyntax: A guide for field linguists By Thomas E. Payne (review)

pp. 209-210
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Effective language learning By Suzanne Graham (review)

p. 210
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Kontaktlinguistik-contact linguistics-linguistique de contact: Ein internationales Handbuch der zeitgenössichen Forschung Ed. by Hans Goebl, Peter H. Nelde, Zdenëk Stary, and Wolfgang Wölck (review)

pp. 210-211
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The Sango language and its lexicon By Christina Thornell (review)

p. 211
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Language policy: Dominant English, pluralist challenges Ed. by William Eggington and Helen Wren (review)

pp. 211-212
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The Oxford Hindi-English dictionary Ed. by R. S. McGregor (review)

p. 212
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Englishes around the world: Studies in honour of Manfred Görlach. Vol. 1: General studies, British Isles, North America; Vol. 2: Caribbean, Africa, Asia, Australasia Ed. by Edgar Schneider (review)

pp. 212-213
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From contact to creole and beyond Ed. by Philip Baker (review)

p. 214
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Changing meanings, changing functions: Papers relating to grammaticalization in contact languages Ed. by Philip Baker and Anand Syea (review)

pp. 214-215
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The Arabic language By Kees Versteegh (review)

pp. 215-216
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A grammar of Meithei By Shobhana L. Chelliah (review)

p. 216
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Histoire de la linguistique: Des origines au XXe siècle By Georges Mounin (review)

pp. 216-217
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Semantica By Richard K. Larson, David S. Warren, Juliana Freiré de Lima e Silva, D. O. Patricia Gomez, and Konstantinos Sagonas (review)

p. 217
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A practical dictionary of German usage By K. B. Beaton (review)

p. 218
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Grammatik der deutschen Sprache By Gisela Zifonun, Ludger Hoffmann, and Bruno Strecker, with Joachim Ballweg, Ursula BrauBe, Eva Breindl, Ulrich Engel, Helmut Frosch, Ursula Hoberg, and Klaus Vorderwülbecke (review)

pp. 218-219
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Publications Received

pp. 220-225
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