NotesFAQContact Us
Search Tips
ERIC Number: ED432139
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
Pages: 525
Abstractor: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-19-509427-1
American Indian Languages: The Historical Linguistics of Native America. Oxford Studies in Anthropological Linguistics, Volume 4.
Campbell, Lyle
The book offers a general survey of the history of Native American languages. Chapters address these topics: Native American pidgins and trade languages; the history of American Indian linguistics and classification of languages; the origin of Native American languages; languages of North America; languages of Central America; languages of South America; distant genetic relationships between languages, including both research methods and theories; and linguistic areas of the Americas. A series of maps illustrating the geographic distribution of language groups is included. Contents are indexed by subject and author. (MSE)
Oxford University Press, 2001 Evans Road, Cary, NC 27516; Tel: 800-445-9714 (Toll Free); Web site: ($75).
Publication Type: Books; Historical Materials
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: North America; South America