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Indigenous languages of the Americas

a bibliography of dissertations and theses

by Robert Singerman

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Published by Scarecrow Press in Lanham, Md .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Indians -- Languages -- Bibliography.,
  • Dissertations, Academic -- Bibliography.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

    Statementby Robert Singerman.
    SeriesNative American bibliography series ;, no. 19
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsZ7116 .S55 1996, PM108 .S55 1996
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxix, 311 p. ;
    Number of Pages311
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL798824M
    ISBN 100810830329
    LC Control Number95035046

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    hope of getting more books out there in different languages is slowly but surely becoming a reality. The South African Book Development Council (SABDC) aims to make available indigenous language books that will address both cultural and economic challenges giving African Languages a boost in the book .   Indigenous languages of the Americas are spoken by indigenous peoples from Alaska and Greenland to the southern tip of South America, encompassing the land masses that constitute the Americas.

    "This book provides an authoritative survey of the several hundred languages indigenous to North America. These languages show tremendous genetic and typological diversity, and offer abundant opportunities for expanding our understanding of the shapes that human language can take. Indigenous languages of the Americas: a bibliography of dissertations and theses. [Robert Singerman] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search A valuable bibliographic tool for research in Native American languages, of North and South America, is provided by the present volume an impressive number of entries.


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