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American Indian languages : the historical linguistics of Native America

Author: Lyle Campbell
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1997.
Series: Oxford studies in anthropological linguistics, 4.
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This work takes stock of what is currently known about the history of Native American languages and in the process examines the state of American Indian historical linguistics, and the success and  Read more...

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Campbell, Lyle.
American Indian languages.
New York : Oxford University Press, 1997
(OCoLC)805494550
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lyle Campbell
ISBN: 0195094271 9780195094275 0195140508 9780195140507
OCLC Number: 32923907
Description: xi, 512 p. : maps ; 26 cm.
Contents: Note on the Classification Lists and the Maps --
1. Introduction --
App. Native American Pidgins and Trade Languages --
2. The History of American Indian Linguistics --
App. Comparison of Major Classifications of North American Languages --
3. The Origin of Native American Languages --
4. Languages of North America --
5. Languages of Middle America --
6. Languages of South America --
7. Distant Genetic Relationships: The Methods --
8. Distant Genetic Relationships: The Proposals --
9. Linguistic Areas of the Americas --
Index of Languages, Language Families, and Proposed Genetic Relationships.
Series Title: Oxford studies in anthropological linguistics, 4.
Responsibility: Lyle Campbell.
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