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Handbook of North American Indians. Volume 17. Languages

Author: Ives Goddard; William C Sturtevant; Smithsonian Institution.
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Smithsonian Institution, ©1996.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ives Goddard; William C Sturtevant; Smithsonian Institution.
ISBN: 0160487749 9780160487743
OCLC Number: 43957746
Description: xiii, 957 p. : ill., maps ; 29 cm.
Contents: [pt. 1.] Introduction / Ives Goddard --
The description of the native languages of North America before Boas / Ives Goddard --
The description of the native languages of North America: Boas and after / Marianne Mithun --
Language and the culture of history of North America / Michael K. Foster --
Borrowing / Catherine A. Callaghan and Geoffrey Gamble --
Dynamics of linguistic contact / Michael Silverstein --
Overview of general characteristics / Marianne Mithun --
Native writing systems / Willard B. Walker --
Place-names / Patricia O. Afable and Madison S. Beeler --
Personal names / David H. French and Katherine S. French --
The ethnography of speaking / Wick R. Miller --
Discourse / M. Dale Kinkade and Anthony Mattina --
Nonspeech communication systems / Allan R. Taylor --
The classification of the native languages of North America / Ives Goddard --
[pt. 2.] Grammatical sketches: Sketch of Central Alaskan Yupik, an Eskimo language / Osahito Miyaoka --
Sketch of Hupa, an Athapaskan language / Victor Golla --
Sketch of Cree, an Algonquin language / H.C. Wolfart --
Sketch of Lakhota, a Siouan language / David S. Rood and Allan R. Taylor --
Sketch of the Zuni language / Stanley Newman --
Sketch of Eastern Pomo, a Pomoan language / Sally McLendon --
Sketch of Seneca, an Iroquoian language / Wallace L. Chafe --
Sketch of Wichita, a Caddoan language / David S Rood --
Sketch of Thompson, a Salishan language / Lawrence C. Thompson, M. Terry Thompson, and Steven M. Egesdal --
Sketch of Coahuilteco, a language isolate of Texas / Rudolph C. Troike --
Sketch of Sahaptin, a Sahaptian language / Bruce Rigsby and Noel Rude --
Sketch of Shoshone, a Uto-Aztecan language / Wick R. miller --
sources / Herbert J. Landar.
Other Titles: Languages
Responsibility: William C. Sturtevant, general editor ; Ives Goddard, volume editor.

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