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Indo-european language and culture : an introduction (edition 2010)

by Benjamin W. Fortson

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This revised and expanded edition provides a comprehensive overviewof comparative Indo-European linguistics and the branches of theIndo-European language family, covering both linguistic andcultural material. Now offering even greater coverage than thefirst edition, it is the definitive introduction to the field. Updated, corrected, and expanded edition, containing newillustrations of selected texts and inscriptions, and text sampleswith translations and etymological commentary Extensively covers individual histories of both ancient andmodern languages of the Indo-European family Provides an overview of Proto-Indo-European culture, society,and language Designed for use in courses, with exercises and suggestions forfurther reading included in each chapter Includes maps, a glossary, a bibliography, and comprehensiveword and subject indexes… (more)
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Title:Indo-european language and culture : an introduction
Authors:Benjamin W. Fortson
Info:Chichester, U.K. ; Malden, MA : Wiley-Blackwell, 2010.
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This is a textbook, and while that is fine for Historical Indo-European 101, it is not what I was expecting. Now, if you are in the market for such a book (glossary terms in bold with definitions, etc.) as an intro to IE, this is a solid book. I should have known that by the title, but I found the description and reviews misleading in that regard.

If I had picked this up to use in teaching Indo-European, I might give it 4 or 5 stars! ( )
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