LINGUIST List 5.1050

Wed 28 Sep 1994

All: Books Available: Nostratic, History of Ling

Editor for this issue: <>

Once again, we are posting notices of new books and/or software which are available for discussion. If you would like to lead a discussion on one of the available works, you should contact Daniel Seely at: We expect that commentary will be informal and interactive, and we hope that the author(s) of the works will join in. ------------------------------ NOSTRATIC Illich-Svitych, V[ladislav] M. 1971-1984. Opyt sravnenija nostraticheskix jazykov (semitoxamitskij, kartvel'skij, indoevropejskij, ural'skij, dravidijskij, altajskij). Moscow: Nauka. 3 vols. [Vol. 1: 1971, vol. 2: 1976, vol. 3 (written by V[ladimir] A. Dybo on the basis of I-S's files, and sometimes cited as vol. 3.1: 1984] Available for discussion. (Xerox copy will be sent to the reviewer.) HISTORY OF LING Karttunen, Fran. Between Worlds: Interpreters, Guides and Survivors. Rutgers University Press, 1994 The book considers the lives and careers of sixteen individuals, women and men, who served explorers, military, missionaries, linguists and anthropologists as interpreters/translators. It raises the problems and issues of these relationships. The book has been announced in the newsletter of the Society for the Study of the Indigenous Languages of the Americas. It is offered as an alternate by the History Book Club. Available for discussion.


  1. ,

Message 1:

From: <>

Mail to author|Respond to list|Read more issues|LINGUIST home page|Top of issue