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LINGUIST List 19.3938

Sun Dec 21 2008

Books: General Linguistics: Wise, Dooley, Murphy (Eds)

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        1.    Brian Homoleski, Fifty Years in Brazil: Wise, Dooley, Murphy (Eds)


Message 1: Fifty Years in Brazil: Wise, Dooley, Murphy (Eds)
Date: 18-Dec-2008
From: Brian Homoleski <academic_bookssil.org>
Subject: Fifty Years in Brazil: Wise, Dooley, Murphy (Eds)
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Title: Fifty Years in Brazil: A Sampler of SIL Work 1958-2008
Published: 2008
Publisher: SIL International
                http://www.ethnologue.com/bookstore.asp

Book URL: http://www.ethnologue.com/show_product.asp?isbn=9781556712203

Editor: Mary Ruth Wise
Editor: Robert A. Dooley
Editor: Isabel Murphy
Paperback: ISBN: 9781556712203 Pages: 415 Price: U.S. $ 40.00
Abstract:

Samples of the products of fifty years of SIL International's work in
Brazil range from material which is out-of-print to articles which are
available now for the first time in this volume. The contributions include:

*Language typology: first documentation of a language with OSV basic word order
*Analysis of the lexical structure of paragraphs
*Application of discourse analysis to translation
*An autosegmental analysis of pre-stopped nasals
*A bilingual dictionary with entries culturally contextualized
*Documentation of a moribund language
*Description of marriage and residence patterns of an ethnic group five
years after ongoing contact with the outside world
*Comparative linguistics
*Excerpts from a Portuguese phonological analysis textbook
*Description and analysis of traditional knowledge transmission and the
impact of formal education in an ethnic group

Note: Approximately half of the book is in Portuguese. All chapters except
the bibliography include both an English and a Portuguese introduction by
the editors.

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Written In: English (eng )

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