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Title: Bibliography of the Summer Institute of Linguistics Philippines 1953-2003, 4th ed
Edited By: Rex A. Johnson
Grace O. Tan
Cynthia Goshert
URL: http://www.sil.org/asia/philippines/plb_whats_new.html
Description:

This edition of the Bibliography of the Summer Institute of Linguistics Philippines, is primarily a listing of works by SIL members. However, works by Filipinos who have worked closely with SIL are also included as well as works by other non-members of SIL that were published by SIL Philippines, often in the Studies in Philippine Linguistics series-SIPL (now Studies in Philippine Languages and Cultures-SPLC). Listing over 3,300 items in 94 languages, the Bibliography is as complete a listing as possible of SIL Philippines' production up to October 2002.

Sections:
1. General (lists works that do not pertain to a specific language)
2. Philippine General (lists general works about Philippine languages)
3. Listing of works according to language

The General, Philippines General, and language specific sections all have up to five subsections: Anthropology; Linguistics; Literacy and Literature Use; Translation; and, Working Papers. The General and Philippine General sections also include a "Various" section.

Ordering information:

Orders may be placed by: email: info_philippines@sil.org fax: +63-2-726-2012 mail: Academic Publications, Summer Institute of Linguistics
P.O. Box 2270 CPO, 1099 Manila, Philippines

Sorry, we do not have credit card facilities. Payment in US dollars or Philippine pesos only (peso price available on request). Unless requested, orders are shipped via surface mail (about 4 to 6 months).When an order is received, the books will be sent out. An invoice with the full amount due will be sent out separately. Alternatively, airmail or international courier shipping is available.

Publication Year: 2003
Publisher: SIL Philippines Academic Publications
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Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics
Language Family(ies): Central Philippine
Northern Philippine
Southern Philippine
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Versions:
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9711803704
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: xiii, 349
Prices: USD $5.60