|Title of host publication||The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics|
|Editors||Carol A. Chapelle|
|Publisher||Wiley Online Library|
|Number of pages||6|
|Publication status||Published - 22 May 2014|
Historical pragmatics is an area engaged in the study of language use in historically situated settings; hence it brings a historical perspective into pragmatics and a pragmatic perspective into research on historical language.