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Adelaar, K. Alexander (Editor)
Austronesian Historical Linguistics and Culture History : A festschrift for Robert Blust 2009
 
Ahmad, Zaharani
The Phonology-Morphology Interface in Malay : An optimality theoretic account 2005
 
Alves, Mark
A grammar of Pacoh : A Mon-Khmer language of the central highlands of Vietnam 2006
 
Annie, Langlois
Alive and Kicking : Areyonga Teenage Pitjantjatjara 2005
 
Arka, I
Balinese morphosyntax : A lexical-functional approach 2004
 
Arka, I (Editor)
The Many Faces of Austronesian Voice Systems : Some new empirical studies 2005
 
Baird, Louise
A Grammar of Klon : A non–Austronesian language of Alor, Indonesia 2008
 
Basel, Linda
Verb Morphology of Mori, Sulawesi 1994
 
Bauer, Christian (Editor)
A Mon-Khmer comparative dictionary 2006
 
Bauer, Robert (Editor)
Collected papers on Southeast Asian and Pacific Languages 2002
 
Baxter, Alan
A Dictionary of Kristang (Malacca Creole Portuguese) 2005
 
Bennardo, Giovanni (Editor)
Representing space in Oceania 2002
 
Berry, Christine
Berry, Keith
A Description of Abun: A West Papuan Language of Irian Jaya 1999
 
Blake, Barry
The Grammar of Yalarnnga : A language of western Queensland 2007
 
Blake, Barry
Wathawurrung and the Colac Language of Southern Victoria 1998
 

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