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The Prix Volney : early nineteenth-century contributions to general and Amerindian linguistics : Du Ponceau and Rafinesque

Author: Joan Leopold
Publisher: Dordrecht ; Boston : Kluwer Academic Publishers, ©1999.
Series: Prix Volney essay series, v. 2.
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Focuses on the authors who competed for the prize of 1835. This work features a reprint with annotations of Du Ponceau's famous "Memoire sur le systeme grammatical des langues de quelques nations  Read more...

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Named Person: Peter Stephen Du Ponceau; C S Rafinesque; Peter Stephen Du Ponceau; C S Rafinesque
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joan Leopold
ISBN: 0792325060 9780792325062
OCLC Number: 50386744
Language Note: English and French.
Description: vii, 340 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: Volume II: Du Ponceau and General and American Indian Linguistics; R.H. Robins. Peter Stephen Du Ponceau: 'Essai de solution du probleme philologique propose en l'annee 1823 par la Commission de l'Institut Royal de France, chargee de la disposition du legs de M. Le Comte de Volney' (1825); R.H. Robins (ed.). Peter Stephen Du Ponceau's 'Memoire sur le systeme grammatical des langues de quelques nations indiennes de l'Amerique du Nord' (1838: In Search of a Typology of Grammatical Form); P. Swiggers. Peter Stephen Du Ponceau: Memoire sur le systeme grammatical des langues de quelques nations indiennes de l'Amerique du Nord' (1838). With notes and principal bibliographical references; P. Swiggers. The Other Candidate for the 1835 Volney Prize: Constantine Samuel Rafinesque; C. Boewe. Index
Series Title: Prix Volney essay series, v. 2.
Other Titles: Early nineteenth-century contributions to general and Amerindian linguistics : Du Ponceau and Rafinesque
Responsibility: edited by Joan Leopold.
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