ERIC Number: ED419664
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996
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Indigenous Languages of the Americas: A Bibliography of Dissertations and Theses. Native American Bibliography Series, No. 19.
This bibliography lists 1,679 doctoral dissertations and master's theses on Native American languages. The entries represent graduate work completed at colleges and universities in the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom between 1892 and 1992. Citations for this bibliography were gathered through an extensive search of the printed literature and bibliographic databases and through correspondence with libraries and scholars. Each entry includes full name of author, full title of work, degree granted, institution, and year completed; some entries contain a citation to "Dissertation Abstracts International" or "Masters Abstracts International," information on subsequent publication, or a brief annotation. The "General" category of the bibliography includes the following subcategories: biography; education, learning, and English as a second language; general studies; geographical names; personal names; loanwords; numeral, mathematical, and calendrical systems; discourse; phonology; and sign language. Other categories are Eskimo-Aleut, Na-Dene, Tlingit, Haida, Algonquian-Ritwan, Muskogean, Siouan-Iroquoian-Caddoan, Hokan, Chumashan, Coahuiltecan, Penutian, Kiowa-Tanoan, Uto-Aztecan, Keresan, Yukian, Salishan, Chimakuan, Wakashan, Isolates, Pidgins and Creoles, Mesoamerica, South America and Caribbean. A preface by Mary Ritchie Key draws on the bibliography to trace the history of linguistics in North America and the development of studies in American Indian languages. Also included are an author index and an index of languages, dialects, and tribes. (SV)
Descriptors: American Indian Education, American Indian Languages, American Indian Studies, American Indians, Anthropological Linguistics, Bilingual Education, Doctoral Dissertations, Foreign Countries, Language Maintenance, Language Patterns, Language Usage, Linguistics, Literacy, Masters Theses, Sociolinguistics, Tribes
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Identifiers - Location: Canada; United States