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LINGUIST List 23.826

Sat Feb 18 2012

Books: Language Contact/Language Documentation: Campbell, Grondona (Eds)

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        1.     Julia Ulrich , The World of Linguistics Volume 2: Campbell, Grondona (Eds)


Message 1: The World of Linguistics Volume 2: Campbell, Grondona (Eds)
Date: 14-Feb-2012
From: Julia Ulrich <julia.ulrichdegruyter.com>
Subject: The World of Linguistics Volume 2: Campbell, Grondona (Eds)
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Title: The World of Linguistics Volume 2
Subtitle: The Indigenous Languages of South America: A Comprehensive Guide
Published: 2012
Publisher: De Gruyter Mouton
                http://www.degruyter.com/mouton

Book URL: http://www.degruyter.com/view/product/20817?format=G

Editor: Lyle Campbell
Editor: VerĂ³nica Grondona
Electronic: ISBN: 9783110258035 Pages: 750 Price: Europe EURO 249.95
Hardback: ISBN: 9783110255133 Pages: 750 Price: Europe EURO 249.95
Abstract:

"The Indigenous Languages of South America: A Comprehensive Guide" is a
thorough guide to the indigenous languages of this part of the world. With more
than a third of the linguistic diversity of the world (in terms of language families
and isolates), South American languages contribute new findings in most areas
of linguistics. Though formerly one of the linguistically least known areas of the
world, extensive descriptive and historical linguistic research in recent years
has expanded knowledge greatly. These advances are represented in this
volume in indepth treatments by the foremost scholars in the field, with chapters
on the history of investigation, language classification, language endangerment,
language contact, typology, phonology and phonetics, and on major language
families and regions of South America.

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics
                            Language Contact
                            Language Documentation
                            Typology
Language Family(ies): South American Unclassified

Written In: English (eng)

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