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Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2002-Mar
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Indigenous Minority Languages of Russia: A Bibliographical Guide.
Matsumura, Kazuto, Ed.
This publication is a printed version of 54 Web documents as they were at the end of March 2002. It includes selected lists of school textbooks, dictionaries, grammars, grammatical descriptions, and folklore collections in and on 54 indigenous minority languages of Russia, many of which are endangered. The 54 languages are arranged in the alphabetical order of their English denominations used in this publication. Most of the bibliographical data have been compiled from Russian language sources and translated into English by linguists affiliated with the Institute of Linguistics, Russian Academy of Science in Moscow. A classified index of languages according to the genetic relationships among them is included in the book. The 54 languages include the following: Abaza, Aghul, Akhvakh, Aleut, Alutor, Andi, Archi, Bagvalal, Bezhta, Botlikh, Chamalal, Chukchee, Chulym, Dolgan, Enets, Even, Evenki, Godoberi, Hinukh, Hunzib, Itelmen, Izhorian, Kaitag, Karata, Kerek, Ket, Khanty, Khvarshi, Koryak, Kubachi, Mansi, Nanai, Negidal, Nenets, Nganasan, Nivkh, Oroch, Orok, Rutul, Sami, Selkup, Shor, Tat, Tindi, Tofa, Tsakhur, Tsez, Udege, Ulchi, Vepsian, Votian, Yug, Yukaghir, and Yupik. (SM)
Descriptors: Dictionaries, Elementary Secondary Education, Folk Culture, Foreign Countries, Grammar, Indigenous Populations, Language Minorities, Minority Groups, Textbooks, Uncommonly Taught Languages
Endangered Languages of the Pacific Rim, Faculty of Informatics, Osaka Gakuin University, 2-36-1 Kishibe Minami, Suita, Osaka 564-8511, Japan. Tel: 81-6-6381-8434, ext. 5058; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Web site: http://www.elpr.bun.kyoto-u.ac.jp/index_e.html. For full text: http://www.tooyoo.l.u-tokyo.ac.jp/Russia/bibl/.
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
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Note: A publication of Endangered Languages of the Pacific Rim (ELPR), a Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research on Priority Areas from the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science, and Technology (MEXT).