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Hongkai Sun and Guangkun Liu. Translated, annotated, and supplemented by Fengxiang Li, Ela Thurgood and Graham Thurgood
A work that will be of interest to those interested in typology, language history, and contact induced change, this book documents the radical restructuring of Anong over the last 40 years under intense contact with Lisu.
Thomas E. Payne & Doris L. Payne, University of Oregon
Panare, also known as E'ñapa Woromaipu, is a seriously endangered Cariban language spoken by about 3,500 people in Central Venezuela. A Typological Grammar of Panare by Thomas E. Payne and Doris L. Payne, is a full length linguistic grammar, written from a modern functional/typological perspective.
Josh Holden, Université de Montréal
In Benasní – I Remember, Josh Holden presents autobiographical narratives about cultural change from twelve Dene Sųłiné elders in Saskatchewan, Canada. The Dene texts are accompanied by an innovative interlinear translation that distinguishes morphology from etymology, and a morphological sketch.
Edited by Eithne B. Carlin, Leiden University, and Simon van de Kerke, Leiden University
This book offers a state of the art overview of current linguistic and archaeological research from the Caribbean and Meso America, through Amazonia and the Andes to Argentina, ranging from historical comparative through descriptive and socio-linguistics to new discoveries in archaeological ...
The story of extended linguistic fieldwork in Aboriginal Australia, Fiji and Amazonia, linked to theoretical study of the nature of human language, also throwing in detective novels, science fiction stories and blues and gospel discography. Interspersed with frank assessment of the role of ...
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