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By Jonathan Owens

A Linguistic historical past of Arabic demanding situations the conventional bills of the development of classical Arabic to modern dialects. It provides a wealthy and intricate photo of early Arabic language historical past and establishes the root for a accomplished, linguistically-based figuring out of the heritage of Arabic. The arguments are set out in a fashion obtainable to scholars and students of Arabic and Islamic tradition, in addition to to these learning Arabic and historic linguists.

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