Topics covered include:
* The sources of the 'Sapir-Whorf Hypothesis'
* Leonard Bloomfield and the Cours de linguistique générale
* The 'Chomskyan Revolution' and its Historiography
* The Origins of Morphophonemics in American Linguistics
*William Labov and the Origins of Sociolinguistics in America.
Toward a History of American Linguistics will be invaluable reading for academics and advanced students within the fields of linguistics and the history of linguistics.
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