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Native Languages of the Southeastern United States
Language: en
Pages: 556
Authors: Janine Scancarelli, Heather Kay Hardy
Categories: Foreign Language Study
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005 - Publisher: U of Nebraska Press

Survey and analysis of the state of southeastern Native languages at the close of the twentieth century
Native Languages of the Southeastern United States
Language: en
Pages: 556
Authors: Janine Scancarelli, Heather Kay Hardy
Categories: Foreign Language Study
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005-01-01 - Publisher: U of Nebraska Press

"Contributing linguists draw on their latest fieldwork and research, starting with a background chapter on the history of research on the Native languages of the Southeast. Eight chapters each provide an overview and grammatical sketch of a language, basing discussion on a narrative text presented at the beginning of the
A History of the Study of the Indigenous Languages of North America
Language: en
Pages: 443
Authors: Marcin Kilarski
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-12-06 - Publisher: John Benjamins Publishing Company

The languages indigenous to North America are characterized by a remarkable genetic and typological diversity. Based on the premise that linguistic examples play a key role in the origin and transmission of ideas within linguistics and across disciplines, this book examines the history of approaches to these languages through the
Concise Encyclopedia of Languages of the World
Language: en
Pages: 1320
Authors: Marcin Kilarski
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-04-06 - Publisher: Elsevier

Concise Encyclopedia of Languages of the World is an authoritative single-volume reference resource comprehensively describing the major languages and language families of the world. It will provide full descriptions of the phonology, semantics, morphology, and syntax of the world’s major languages, giving insights into their structure, history and development, sounds,
The Routledge Handbook of North American Languages
Language: en
Pages: 598
Authors: Daniel Siddiqi, Michael Barrie, Carrie Gillon, Jason Haugen, Eric Mathieu
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-09-25 - Publisher: Routledge

The Routledge Handbook of North American Languages is a one-stop reference for linguists on those topics that come up the most frequently in the study of the languages of North America (including Mexico). This handbook compiles a list of contributors from across many different theories and at different stages of