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FYI: SIL Journals


Author: Janice_Cooper

FYI Body: Below are some new issues of journals that the Summer Institute of
Linguistics has published since our last entries on the internet.

Miller, John D., editor; MON-KHMER STUDIES: A JOURNAL OF SOUTHEAST
ASIAN LANGUAGES, VOL. XXVI; ISBN: 1-55671-043-7; 425 pp.;$38.00.
Summer Institute of Linguistics.
This is a special volume dedicated to Dr. David Thomas. Of the 30
contributions to this special volume, seven focus on the Vietic
sub-branch of Mon-Khmer, four on Katuic, three on Palaungic, and one
each on Aslian, Pearic and Khasi. Several articles contribute data
from newly-described Mon-Khmer languages found in China and Vietname.
Internet: academic.books@sil.org
AVAILABLE FOR REVIEW
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Longacre, Robert E.; JOURNAL OF TRANSLATION AND TEXTLINGUISTICS, VOL.
8; ISSN: 1055-4513;$7.95. Summer Institute of Linguistics.
David L. Allen The Lukan Authorship of Hebrews
Ernst Wendland Obadiah's "Day":
Lenaart J. Regt Domains of Biblical Hebrew Discourse as a
Translation Problem
Mary K. Houser Fox Leviticus 26: Elevating or Terrifying
Internet: academic.books@sil.org
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Janice Cooper
Academic Publications
Summer Institute of Linguistics
janice_cooper@sil.org




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