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Field linguistics : a beginner's guide

Author: Terry Crowley; Nick Thieberger
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007.
Series: Oxford linguistics.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book is a comprehensive, practical guide to field linguistics. It deals in particular with the problems arising from the documentation of endangered languages. Deploying a mixture of methodology and practical advice and drawing on his own immense experience, Terry Crowley shows how to record, analyse, and describe a language in the field."--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Crowley, Terry.
Field linguistics.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007
(DLC) 2006030320
(OCoLC)71352686
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Terry Crowley; Nick Thieberger
ISBN: 9780191536366 0191536369 9780199284344 0199284342 9780199213702 0199213704 9781429470575 1429470577
OCLC Number: 137272382
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 202 pages) : maps.
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Field linguistics : why bother? --
Ethical issues --
Getting started --
Gathering your data --
Beyond elicitation --
Problems and pitfalls --
Salvage fieldwork.
Series Title: Oxford linguistics.
Responsibility: Terry Crowley ; edited and prepared for publication by Nick Thieberger.
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Serving as a practical guide to field linguistics, this book deals with the problems arising from the documentation of endangered languages. It shows how to record, analyse, and describe a language  Read more...

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An excellent resource for anyone contemplating research in the field or anyone being asked to teach about it. * Lindsay J. Whaley, Studies in Language, vol. 32:4 *

 
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