By Irma Taavitsainen,Päivi Pahta

ISBN-10: 0521117666

ISBN-13: 9780521117661

ISBN-10: 1107654556

ISBN-13: 9781107654556

clinical writing tells us greatly approximately how the language of technological know-how has constructed in developing and speaking wisdom in English. This quantity offers a brand new point of view at the evolution of the specified language of medication, according to the digital corpus of Early sleek English scientific Texts, containing over million phrases of scientific writing from 1500 to 1700. The e-book provides effects from large-scale empirical examine at the new fabrics and gives a extra special and various photograph of domain-specific advancements than any past publication. 3 introductory chapters give you the sociohistorical, disciplinary and textual body for 9 empirical reports, which deal with a number key concerns in a wide selection of scientific genres from clean angles. The publication turns out to be useful for researchers and scholars inside a number of fields, together with the improvement of precise languages, style and check in research, (historical) corpus linguistics, old pragmatics, and scientific and cultural history.

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