The Importance of Techmer's 'Internationale Zeitschrift für Allgemeine Sprachwissenschaft' in the Development of General Linguistics

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Techmer’s Internationale Zeitschrift für Allgemeine Sprachwissenschaft (1884–1890) served, at a time of neogrammarian domination in the linguistic scene of the late 19th century, as an international forum for the discussion of general linguistics topics, the Humboldtian philosophy of language, and the promotion of non-Indo-European linguistic research.

This essay starts with information on the founder and sole editor of the journal, Friedrich Techmer, then analyzes the most significant contributions to the journal, surveying in the same part the range of publications as well as the international character of both the Advisory Board and the contributors, and in the concluding chapter shows how IZAS is of relevance even for the linguistic pursuits of today.

[Studies in the History of the Language Sciences, 1]  1973.  vii, 76 pp., small-4to.
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Table of Contents
Preface
v
0.0 Introduction: The Humboldtian Tradition in Linguistics
1
1.0 Life and Works of Friedrich Techmer (1843-91)
3
2.0 The Contributors and the Contributions to Internationale Zeitschrift Fuer Allgemeine Sprachwissenschaft, and their Significance in Late 19th-century Linguistic Scholarship
7
2.1 The Members of the Editorial Board of Techmer's Zeitschrift
7
2.2 The Contributions to Techmer's Zeitschrift
11
2.3 The Range of the Subject Matter treated in Techmer's Zeitschrift
18
3.0 Conclusion: The Relevance of Techmer's Internationale Zeitschrift für Allgemeine Sprachwissenschaft in the Development of Modern Linguistic Thought
22
4.0 Footnotes
28
5.0 References
35
6.0 Appendices
A. Alphabetical List of the Members of the Advisory Board of Techmer's Internationale Zeitschrift für Allgemeine Sprachwissenschaft, and a Selection of Their Most Representative Publications
41
B. Alphabetical List of the Actual Contributions to Techmer's Internationale Zeitschrift für Allgemeine Sprachwissenschaft, vol. 1-5 (1884-90), and the supplement (1887)
51
C. Facsimiles of the Contents of Techmer's Internationale Zeitschrift für Allgemeine Sprachwissenschaft, vol. 1-5 (Leipzig, later on Heil-bronn, 1884-90), and supplement (Leipzig, 1887)
61
Index of Authors
73
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Subjects
BIC Subject: CF – Linguistics
BISAC Subject: LAN009000 – LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Linguistics / General
U.S. Library of Congress Control Number:  75500333