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Greenberg, Joseph H. (Joseph Harold) 1915-2001

Overview
Works: 224 works in 980 publications in 6 languages and 16,045 library holdings
Genres: Conference papers and proceedings  Classification  Bibliography 
Roles: Author, Editor, Honoree, Other, Contributor, Author of introduction
Classifications: P27, 410
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Joseph H Greenberg
Universals of language; report of a conference held at Dobbs Ferry, New York, April 13-15, 1961. Edited by Joseph H. Greenberg by 1961, Dobbs Ferry, NY) International Conference on Language Universals (1( Book )

120 editions published between 1961 and 1980 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,784 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Genetic linguistics : essays on theory and method by Joseph H Greenberg( )

19 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 1,525 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Fifty years ago, Joseph Greenberg put forward the now widely-accepted classification of African languages. This book charts the progress of his work on language classification in Oceania, the Americas, and Eurasia, in which he proposed the language families Indo-Pacific, Amerind, and Eurasiatic. It shows how he established and deployed three fundamental principles: that the most reliable evidence for genetic classification is the pairing of sound and meaning; that nonlinguistic evidence, such as skin colour or cultural traits, should be excluded from the analysis; and that the vocabulary and inflections of a very large number of languages should be simultaneously compared. The volume includes Joseph Greenberg's substantive contributions to the debate his work provoked and concludes with his writings on the links between genetic linguistics and human history."--Jacket
Language universals, with special reference to feature hierarchies by Joseph H Greenberg( )

64 editions published between 1966 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,488 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Greenberg's Language Universals is typical of his typological-theoretical work in its originality. Starting out from the observations underlying Praguian markedness, Greenberg contributes a mass of new data and generalizations and lays the foundations for a post-structuralist usage-based theory of grammatical asymmetries. This work will continue to be influential for many years to come."--Jacket
Language typology; a historical and analytic overview by Joseph H Greenberg( )

26 editions published between 1974 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twelve-year-old Brandon Rogers learns from his grandfather to be proud of his Navajo heritage
Essays in linguistics by Joseph H Greenberg( Book )

86 editions published between 1957 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The languages of Africa by Joseph H Greenberg( Book )

58 editions published between 1963 and 1970 in English and French and held by 876 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Language, culture, and communication by Joseph H Greenberg( Book )

30 editions published between 1971 and 1983 in English and held by 798 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anthropological linguistics, an introduction by Joseph H Greenberg( Book )

24 editions published between 1968 and 1979 in 3 languages and held by 710 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The influence of Islam on a Sudanese religion by Joseph H Greenberg( Book )

29 editions published between 1946 and 1966 in English and held by 679 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A new invitation to linguistics by Joseph H Greenberg( Book )

21 editions published between 1977 and 1981 in English and Italian and held by 621 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Universals of human language( Book )

9 editions published in 1978 in English and German and held by 597 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The 46 papers in this 4-volume collection pro-vide clear and certain evidence that the search for "implicational universals" of human language (that is, for valid empirical generalizations such as "if property Y exists in a language, then property X must exist as well") has established itself, once and for all, as a powerful and dynamic force in modern linguistics. Concomitantly, the collection attests to a broadened use among scholars engaged in universals re-search of a theoretical and methodological strategy-pioneered, elaborated, and most extensively applied by Joseph Greenberg- that contrasts in fundamental respects with procedures favored by generative grammarians. Finally, and most impressive of all, the papers present abundant "results," a profusion of concrete findings that should persuade even the most hardened skeptics that implicational principles have a great deal to tell about what human language is and how it got to be that way. -- from http://www.jstor.org (May 21, 2014)
Language in the Americas by Joseph H Greenberg( Book )

15 editions published between 1987 and 1992 in English and held by 468 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Studies in African linguistic classification by Joseph H Greenberg( Book )

12 editions published in 1955 in English and French and held by 319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Studies in typology and diachrony : papers presented to Joseph H. Greenberg on his 75th birthday by Suzanne Kemmer( Book )

14 editions published in 1990 in English and Italian and held by 317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Joseph H. Greenberg is a towering figure in late twentieth century linguistics. His major contributions in the field have been in the area of typology and universals, virtually launched by his paper on word order universals, and in diachronic linguistics. The major thrust of Greenberg's work in the past three decades has been in the fusion of these two approaches to linguistic explanation into one, diachronic typology, the cross-linguistic analysis of languages as dynamic systems. This volume honors Greenberg on the occasion of his 75th birthday. It opens with an introduction discussing Greenbe
Indo-European and its closest relatives : the Eurasiatic language family by Joseph H Greenberg( Book )

21 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On language : selected writings of Joseph H. Greenberg by Joseph H Greenberg( Book )

9 editions published in 1990 in English and Undetermined and held by 272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On linguistic anthropology : essays in honor of Harry Hoijer, 1979 by Joseph H Greenberg( Book )

9 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Universals of human language( Book )

47 editions published between 1978 and 1988 in English and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Linguistics in the 1970's by Joseph H Greenberg( Book )

15 editions published between 1970 and 1971 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume is a prepublication edition of four papers presented at a briefing held for representatives of government agencies, foundations and other organizations, November 12, 1970 at the National Museum of History and Technology of the Smithsonian Institution. "Linguistics as a Pilot Science," by Joseph H. Greenberg, examines the impact which developments in linguistics have and are still having on developments in other fields of science such as psychology and anthropology. "Applied Linguistics in a Broad Context," by Norman A. McQuown considers problems of language in conjunction with those of culture and social relations as they relate to communicative activity in a world-wide context. In "Frontiers of Linguistic Theory" Morris Halle uses a discussion of the placement of stress in English words as the basis for certain speculations about the role of innate capacities in the child's acquisition of language. Finally, William Labov's paper "The Place of Linguistic Research in American Society" emphasizes the theme "that the most important applications of linguistic method in education do not lie in the area of grammatical research but rather in the formal study of verbal interaction and the value systems inherent in this behavior" and therefore urges that linguistics deal more with everyday speech. (Fwb)
Linguistic studies offered to Joseph Greenberg on the occasion of his sixtieth birthday( Book )

15 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Genetic linguistics : essays on theory and method
Alternative Names
Greenberg, J. H. 1915-2001

Greenberg, J. H. (Joseph Harold), 1915-2001

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Grinberg, Džosef 1915-2001

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Joseph Greenberg Amerikaans antropoloog (1915-2001)

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Joseph H. Greenberg

Гринберг, Джозеф

Джозеф Грінберг

جوزيف غرينبيرغ

ژوزف قرینبرق

ژوزف گرینبرگ

জোসেফ গ্রিনবার্গ

조지프 그린버그

グリーンバーグ, J. H.

ジョーゼフ・グリーンバーグ

約瑟·哈羅德·格林伯格

Languages
English (629)

Italian (8)

French (3)

Japanese (3)

German (2)

Dutch (1)

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Genetic linguistics : essays on theory and methodLanguage universals, with special reference to feature hierarchiesEssays in linguisticsUniversals of human languageLanguage in the AmericasIndo-European and its closest relatives : the Eurasiatic language familyUniversals of human language