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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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Native American languages are spoken from Siberia to Greenland. Campbell's project is to take stock of what is known about the history of Native American languages and in the process examine the  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Campbell, Lyle.
American Indian languages.
New York : Oxford University Press, 1997
(DLC) 95031905
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Lyle Campbell
ISBN: 058537161X 9780585371610 9780195140507 0195140508 9786610481453 6610481458
OCLC Number: 48140020
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2011. MiAaHDL
Awards: Winner of Winner of the Leonard Bloomfield Book Award by the Linguistic Society of America Named a 1998 Outstanding Academic Book by Choice.
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 512 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: 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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