Linguistics of the Tibeto-Burman Area
LTBA was founded in 1974 and has been in continuous publication ever since, attracting contributions from many of the leading scholars in the field. The journal invites submissions of high quality papers dealing with any aspect of morphology and syntax, phonetics and phonology, pragmatics, sociolinguistics, historical linguistics, genetic classification, lexicography, language documentation and language maintenance. Submissions that address matters of theoretical interest richly supported by empirical data are particularly welcomed.
The journal publishes two issues per year containing original articles, book reviews, review articles, discussions, conference reports, and announcements.
Volume 46 (2023)
Volume 45 (2022)
Volume 44 (2021)
Volume 43 (2020)
Volume 42 (2019)
Volume 41 (2018)
Volume 40 (2017)
Volume 39 (2016)
Volume 38 (2015)
Volume 37 (2014)
All prices for print + online include postage/handling.
|Online-only||Print + online|
|Volume 47 (2024): 2 issues; ca. 300 pp.||EUR
|Volume 46 (2023): 2 issues; ca. 300 pp.||EUR
Individuals may apply for a special online-only subscription rate of EUR
Private subscriptions are for personal use only, and must be pre-paid and ordered directly from the publisher.
|Online-only||Print + online|
(Vols. 37‒45; 2014‒2022)
|EUR 1,363.00||EUR 1,512.00|
|Volumes 43‒45 (2020‒2022)||2 issues; avg. 300 pp.||EUR
|Volume 42 (2019)||2 issues; 300 pp.||EUR
|Volume 41 (2018)||2 issues; 300 pp.||EUR
|Volume 40 (2017)||2 issues; 300 pp.||EUR
|Volume 39 (2016)||2 issues; 300 pp.||EUR
|Volume 38 (2015)||2 issues; 300 pp.||EUR
|Volume 37 (2014)||2 issues; 300 pp.||EUR
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