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Title: The Complete American Language Reprints Series
Subtitle: Second Edition
Edited By: Claudio R. Salvucci
URL: http://www.evolpub.com/ALR/ALRCDRom.html
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"Highly recommended for libraries and linguists, as well as for individuals interested in early American Indian vocabularies and regional history. Summing up: Highly recommended. Public libraries where interest exists; academic libraries; graduate students and above." —CHOICE (about the first edition) "Recommended for academic, public, and high school libraries, particularly those that are developing collections in Native American studies, linguistics, or North American history." —Library Journal (about the first edition)

Updated annually, the Complete American Language Reprints Series on CD-Rom is an invaluable resource, featuring printable complete texts of all current ALR volumes in PDF format. This allows the ALR series to be considerably more flexible, affordable, and accessible to libraries and researchers in linguistics, Native American studies, and North American history. The 2004 second edition of The Complete ALR on CD-Rom includes volumes 1 through 30 of the series, containing together over 10,000 unique Native American terms. The contents include:

Vol. 1: A Vocabulary of Nanticoke
Vol. 2: A Vocabulary of Susquehannock
Vol. 3: A Vocabulary of the Unami Jargon
Vol. 4: A Vocabulary of Powhatan
Vol. 5: An Ancient New Jersey Indian Jargon
Vol. 6: A Vocabulary of Tuscarora
Vol. 7: A Vocabulary of Woccon
Vol. 8: A Dictionary of Powhatan
Vol. 9: A Vocabulary of Mohegan-Pequot
Vol. 10: A Vocabulary of New Jersey Delaware
Vol. 11: A Vocabulary of Stadaconan
Vol. 12: Denny’s Vocabulary of Delaware
Vol. 13: A Vocabulary of Roanoke
Vol. 14: Denny’s Vocabulary of Shawnee
Vol. 15: Cummings’ Vocabulary of Delaware
Vol. 16: Early Vocabularies of Mohawk
Vol. 17: Schoolcraft’s Vocabulary of Oneida
Vol. 18: Elliot’s Vocabulary of Cayuga
Vol. 19: Schoolcraft’s Vocabulary of Onondaga
Vol. 20: Elliot’s Vocabulary of Mohawk
Vol. 21: Cummings’ Vocabulary of Shawnee
Vol. 22: A Vocabulary of Seneca
Vol. 23: The Tutelo Language
Vol. 24: Handy’s Vocabulary of Miami
Vol. 25: Observations on the Mahican Language
Vol. 26: Minor Vocabularies of Tutelo and Saponi
Vol. 27: Wood's Vocabulary of Massachusett
Vol. 28: Chew's Vocabulary of Tuscarora
Vol. 29: Early Fragments of Minsi Delaware
Vol. 30: A Vocabulary of Wyandot

For more information on the Complete American Language Reprints Series on CD-Rom, visit: http://www.evolpub.com/ALR/ALRCDRom.html

2004 ~ CD-Rom ~ 1-889758-57-4 ~ $300.00

Purchasers of the The Complete ALR CD-Rom also receive free access to the Interactive ALR website for one year. New in 2004, the Interactive ALR is an internet database constructed from the vocabularies contained in the ALR series. For more information on this subscription-based resource, visit: http://www.evolpub.com/interactiveALR/home.html

Publication Year: 2003
Publisher: Evolution Publishing
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Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics
Lexicography
Anthropological Linguistics
Subject Language(s): Cayuga
Unami
Miami
Mohawk
Nanticoke
Oneida
Onondaga
Powhatan
Seneca
Shawnee
Susquehannock
Tutelo
Tuscarora
Wampanoag
Wyandot
Woccon
Mohegan-Pequot
Language Family(ies): Iroquoian
Siouan
Algonquian
Central Algonquian
Eastern Algonquian
Northern Iroquoian
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ISBN: 1889758574
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