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Bybee, Joan L., Revere Perkins and William Pagliuca. 1994. The Evolution of Grammar: Tense, Aspect, and Modality in the Languages of the World. University of Chicago Press. xix + 398 pp.
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Book – monograph
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Investigating interlanguage similarities and differences, using sample-data from 25 language families, this book proposes universal grammaticalization paths to encode tense, aspect and modality.

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