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Wurm, S. A. (Stephen Adolphe) 1922-2001

Overview
Works: 376 works in 872 publications in 4 languages and 7,659 library holdings
Genres: Conference papers and proceedings  Maps  Classification  Atlases 
Roles: Author, Editor, Contributor, Other, Honoree
Classifications: P35, 301.21
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by S. A Wurm
Language and society : anthropological issues by William C McCormack( )

18 editions published between 1979 and 2011 in English and held by 802 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Approaches to language : anthropological issues by William C McCormack( )

22 editions published between 1978 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 775 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Article by S.A. Wurm annotated separately
Language and man : anthropological issues by William C McCormack( Book )

18 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 544 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Language and thought : anthropological issues by William C McCormack( Book )

16 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 506 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Papers prepared for discussion at the IXth International Congress of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences, Chicago, 1973; paper by H.W. Scheffler separately annotated
Languages of Australia and Tasmania by S. A Wurm( Book )

8 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Background; history of research; distinctive features of Australian languages; review of explanations of unusual features; phonologically aberrant languages; anomalies, review of past linguistic work including attempts at classification; lack of standardization of phonetic symbols; table of symbols used by various authors and by A.I.A.S.; A.I.A.S. recommendations; reasons for authors choice of spelling of language where this differs from A.I.A.S. recommendations; table of symbols used by Wurm; phonological features; general, regional; morphosyntactic features; general, regional; vocabulary, Common Australian, marginal vocabulary, regional vocabularies; classification of languages; general, early, typological, historical-comparative, lexicostatistical; the authors revised lexicostatistical classification; spelling of language names, criteria and presentation; The classification - twentyseven families; Tiwi, Iwaidjan, Kakadjuan, Mangerian, Gunavidjian, Nagaran, Gunwingguan, Bureran, Nunggubuyan, Andilyaugwan, Maran, Mangaraian, Ngewinan, Yanyulan, Karawan, Minkinan, Larakian, Kungarakanyan, Warraian, Daly, Murinbatan, Djamindjungan, Djeragan, Bunaban, Wororan, Nyulnyulan, Pama-Nyungan; classification illustrated by map; gives adapted version of Schebecks classification of Arnhem Land languages; external relationships of Aboriginal languages; linguistic prehistory evidence from; linguistics, prehistory, physical anthropology; general conclusions; map illustrating suggested origins and development of Australian languages; Tasmanian languages - relationship to mainland Aborigines; map of language areas, classification, morphological, typological features; comparison with Australian languages; bibliography
Atlas of the world's languages in danger of disappearing by Theo Baumann( )

13 editions published between 1996 and 2001 in English and held by 258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New Guinea and neighboring areas : a sociolinguistic laboratory( Book )

13 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Atlas of languages of intercultural communication in the Pacific, Asia, and the Americas by S. A Wurm( Book )

16 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Volume 1 contains 21 Australian maps which include language contacts in various states and missions, schools and Aboriginal Reserves in New South Wales, Northern Territory, South Australia, Western Australia; Volume II Part 1 contains twelve articles on language and language contacts in Australia
Papuan languages of Oceania by S. A Wurm( Book )

8 editions published in 1982 in English and German and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Language atlas of the Pacific area( )

8 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Police Motu : an introduction to the trade language of Papua (New Guinea) for anthropologists and other fieldworkers by S. A Wurm( Book )

16 editions published between 1963 and 1972 in English and Undetermined and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

No Australian Indigenous content
Linguistic fieldwork methods in Australia by S. A Wurm( Book )

6 editions published between 1967 and 1969 in English and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Difficulties of fieldwork, interrogation, pronunciation of Aboriginal sounds; sample interrogation, recording techniques
Pacific linguistic studies in honour of Arthur Capell by S. A Wurm( Book )

8 editions published between 1970 and 1978 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lists contributors and their affiliations; includes A.P. Elkin - Arthur Capell; S.A. Wurm - Arthur Capell as linguist; Nils M. Holmer - Traces of Australian-Amerindian morpheme categories in east Asia; Richard Pittman and Harland Kerr - Dominance and recessiveness in grammatical structure; M.C. Sharpe - Voice quality; a suggested framework for description and some observations; Ronald M. Berndt and Catherine H. Berndt - Time for relaxation; J.E. Bolt, J.R. Cleverly and W.G. Hoddinott Pronominalisation in Djamindjungan C.G. von Brandeinstein - Portuguese loan-words in Aboriginal languages of north-western Australia (a problem of Indo-European and Finno-Ugrian comparative linguistics); R.M.W. Dixon - Languages of the Cairns rain forest region; Wilfrid H. Douglas Transemics; A.P. Elkin - The Aborigines of Australia; one in thought, word and deed; E.H. Flint - The influence of prosodic patterns upon the mutual intelligibility of Aboriginal and General Australian English; Marie Godfrey - Wik-Munkan verb morphology; Kenneth Hale - The passive and ergative in language change; the Australian case; Joy Harris - Gunkurrng, a motherin-law language; Henry Hershberger and Eunice V. Pike - Stress as related to the grammar of Gugu-Yalanji; Ruth Hershberger Sentence types in Gugu-Yalanji; Jean F. Kirton Twelve pronominal sets in Yanyula; Geoffrey N. OGrady - Nyangumarda conjugations
New Guinea area languages and language study by S. A Wurm( Book )

6 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Language atlas of China : parts I and II( )

3 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Second International Conference on Austronesian Linguistics : proceedings by International conference on austronesian linguistics( Book )

13 editions published between 1978 and 1983 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Some remarks on the role of language in the assimilation of Australian aborigines by S. A Wurm( Book )

7 editions published in 1963 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Turkic peoples of the USSR: their historical background, their languages and the development of Soviet linguistic policy by S. A Wurm( Book )

13 editions published in 1954 in English and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Phonological diversification in Australian New Guinea Highlands languages by S. A Wurm( Book )

7 editions published between 1964 and 1971 in English and Undetermined and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

English finderlist of reconstructions in Austronesian languages (post-Brandstetter) by S. A Wurm( Book )

16 editions published between 1975 and 1983 in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

No Australian Indigenous content
 
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Language and society : anthropological issues
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Atlas of the world's languages in danger of disappearing
Alternative Names
Stephen Wurm ahli bahasa Australia

Stephen Wurm aŭstralia lingvisto

Stephen Wurm Australiano a lingguista

Stephen Wurm australsk lingvist

Stephen Wurm lingüista australiano

Stephen Wurm linguiste australian

Stephen Wurm pükavan Laustralänik

Stephen Wurm taalkundige uit Australië (1922-2001)

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