Relative Clauses in Time and Space: A Case Study in the Methods of Diachronic Typology

  title={Relative Clauses in Time and Space: A Case Study in the Methods of Diachronic Typology},
  author={Rachel Hendery},
This book presents a comprehensive survey of historically attested relative clause constructions from a diachronic typological perspective. Systematic integration of historical data and a typological approach demonstrates how typology and historical linguistics can each benefit from attention to the other. The diachronic behaviour of relative clauses is mapped across a broad range of genetically and geographically diverse languages. Central to the discussion is the strength of evidence for what… 

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