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Product Description: New World Babel is an innovative cultural and intellectual history of the languages spoken by the native peoples of North America from the earliest era of European conquest through the beginning of the nineteenth century. By focusing on different aspects of the Euro-American response to indigenous speech, Edward Gray illuminates the ways in which Europeans' changing understanding of "language" shaped their relations with Native Americans...read more

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9780691632773 | Princeton Univ Pr, April 19, 2016, cover price $74.95 | About this edition: New World Babel is an innovative cultural and intellectual history of the languages spoken by the native peoples of North America from the earliest era of European conquest through the beginning of the nineteenth century.
9780691017051 | Princeton Univ Pr, April 1, 1999, cover price $47.50 | About this edition: New World Babel is an innovative cultural and intellectual history of the languages spoken by the native peoples of North America from the earliest era of European conquest through the beginning of the nineteenth century.

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9780691603445 | Princeton Univ Pr, July 14, 2014, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: New World Babel is an innovative cultural and intellectual history of the languages spoken by the native peoples of North America from the earliest era of European conquest through the beginning of the nineteenth century.

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Product Description: Winner, The Early American Literature Book PrizeEthnology and Empire tells stories about words and ideas, and ideas about words that developed in concert with shifting conceptions about Native peoples and western spaces in the nineteenth-century United States...read more

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9781479842582 | New York Univ Pr, October 16, 2015, cover price $89.00 | About this edition: Winner, The Early American Literature Book PrizeEthnology and Empire tells stories about words and ideas, and ideas about words that developed in concert with shifting conceptions about Native peoples and western spaces in the nineteenth-century United States.

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9781479849055 | New York Univ Pr, October 16, 2015, cover price $28.00 | About this edition: Winner, The Early American Literature Book PrizeEthnology and Empire tells stories about words and ideas, and ideas aboutwords that developed in concert with shifting conceptions about Native peoplesand western spaces in the nineteenth-century United States.

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Product Description: Bridging the fields of youth studies and language planning and policy, this book takes a close, nuanced look at Indigenous youth bi/multilingualism across diverse cultural and linguistic settings, drawing out comparisons, contrasts, and important implications for language planning and policy and for projects designed to curtail language loss...read more
By Teresa L. McCarty (editor), Sheilah E. Nicholas (editor) and Leisy T. Wyman (editor)

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9780415522427 | Routledge, August 28, 2013, cover price $150.00 | About this edition: Bridging the fields of youth studies and language planning and policy, this book takes a close, nuanced look at Indigenous youth bi/multilingualism across diverse cultural and linguistic settings, drawing out comparisons, contrasts, and important implications for language planning and policy and for projects designed to curtail language loss.

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9780415522434 | Routledge, August 28, 2013, cover price $49.95 | About this edition: Bridging the fields of youth studies and language planning and policy, this book takes a close, nuanced look at Indigenous youth bi/multilingualism across diverse cultural and linguistic settings, drawing out comparisons, contrasts, and important implications for language planning and policy and for projects designed to curtail language loss.

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Product Description: This volume is part of a series of English translations of the Syriac Peshitta along with the Syriac text carried out by an international team of scholars. Greenberg and Walter have translated the Peshitta of The Twelve Minor Prophets, while Kiraz and Bali have prepared the Syriac text in the west Syriac script fully vocalized and pointed...read more
By Joseph Bali (contributor), Gillian Greenberg (trans), George A. Kiraz (contributor) and Donald M. Walter (trans)

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9781463201777 | Bilingual edition (Gorgias Pr Llc, October 3, 2012), cover price $150.00 | About this edition: This volume is part of a series of English translations of the Syriac Peshitta along with the Syriac text carried out by an international team of scholars.
9780292746244, titled "Languages of Native America: Historical and Comparative Assessment" | Univ of Texas Pr, September 1, 1979, cover price $35.00 | also contains Languages of Native America: Historical and Comparative Assessment

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Product Description: The Chimariko language, now extinct, was spoken in Trinity County, California. This reference grammar, based on data collected by Harrington in the 1920's, represents the most comprehensive description of the language. Written from a functional-typological perspective this work also examines language contact in Northern California showing that grammatical traits are often shared among genetically unrelated languages in geographically contiguous areas...read more

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9780520098756 | Univ of California Pr, October 1, 2009, cover price $36.95 | About this edition: The Chimariko language, now extinct, was spoken in Trinity County, California.

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Product Description: In Volume II, the focus is on the authors who competed for the prize of 1835, the only year in which the theme of the contest was restricted to Amerindian (particularly Delaware) linguistics. The two competitors, Peter Stephen Du Ponceau and Constantine Samuel Rafinesque, both lived in the United States, but were of French and Swiss extraction and able to write their essays in French...read more

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9780792325062 | Kluwer Academic Pub, October 30, 2008, cover price $369.00 | About this edition: In Volume II, the focus is on the authors who competed for the prize of 1835, the only year in which the theme of the contest was restricted to Amerindian (particularly Delaware) linguistics.

Focusing on the United States, provides information on American, Canadian, and Latin American Indian languages.

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9781422229729 | Mason Crest, September 1, 2013, cover price $19.95
9781590841303 | Mason Crest, August 1, 2002, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Focusing on the United States, provides information on American, Canadian, and Latin American Indian languages.

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Product Description: Part 1 of this volume interprets cultural meaning as revealed in prosodic and temporal phenomena in spoken English discourse data. The emerging theme is the (re)construction of American Indian tribal indentities in terms of a newly created intertribal consciousness in an urban setting...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780773473461 | Edwin Mellen Pr, December 1, 2001, cover price $99.95 | About this edition: Part 1 of this volume interprets cultural meaning as revealed in prosodic and temporal phenomena in spoken English discourse data.

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Product Description: This book is a comprehensive and authoritative survey of the native North American languages. These several hundred languages show tremendous genetic and typological diversity, and offer numerous challenges to current linguistic theory...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780521232289 | Cambridge Univ Pr, November 1, 1999, cover price $115.99 | About this edition: This book is a comprehensive and authoritative survey of the native North American languages.

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9780521298759 | Cambridge Univ Pr, July 1, 2001, cover price $94.99 | About this edition: This book is a comprehensive and authoritative survey of the native North American languages.

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Product Description: Native American loanwords are a crucial, though little acknowledged, part of the English language. This book shows how the more than one-thousand current loanwords were adopted and demonstrates how the changing relationships between Indians and European settlers can be traced in the rate of loanword borrowing and the kinds of words adopted...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780806126555, titled "O Brave New Words!: Native American Loanwords in Current English" | Univ of Oklahoma Pr, August 1, 1994, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Explores the origins and meanings of the numerous Native American words that have become incorporated into American English

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9780806132464 | Univ of Oklahoma Pr, February 1, 2000, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Native American loanwords are a crucial, though little acknowledged, part of the English language.

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Product Description: Contributions From Twenty-Five Distinguished Scholars Are Brought together here to provide a comprehensive, accessible, state of the art appraisal of interdisciplinary research at the boundaries of anthropology, linguistics and Native Studies...read more
By Regna Darnell (editor) and Lisa Philips Valentine (editor)

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9780802080776 | Univ of Toronto Pr, May 1, 1999, cover price $30.95 | About this edition: Contributions From Twenty-Five Distinguished Scholars Are Brought together here to provide a comprehensive, accessible, state of the art appraisal of interdisciplinary research at the boundaries of anthropology, linguistics and Native Studies.

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Product Description: This collection of 31 articles (dedicated to Margaret Langdon) represents the multitude of approaches to Native American languages taken by linguists today. Half of the essays treat Hokan languages, but Uto-Aztecan, Penutian, Muskogean, Iroquoian, Mayan, and other groups are also represented, with pieces on phonology, syntax, the lexicon, and discourse...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Leanne Hinton (editor) and Pamela Munro (editor)

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9780520097896 | Univ of California Pr, June 1, 1998, cover price $47.95 | About this edition: This collection of 31 articles (dedicated to Margaret Langdon) represents the multitude of approaches to Native American languages taken by linguists today.

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Product Description: American Indian English documents and examines the diversity of English in American Indian speech communities. It presents a convincing case for the fundamental influence of ancestral Native American languages on respective modern Indian English codes...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780874804164 | Univ of Utah Pr, November 1, 1993, cover price $37.50 | About this edition: A pioneering study of how native Americans speak English, and an argument that the variations between the different speech communities can be attributed to the influence of ancestral languages and cultures.

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9780874806397 | Univ of Utah Pr, December 1, 1993, cover price $20.00 | About this edition: American Indian English documents and examines the diversity of English in American Indian speech communities.

American Indian Linguistics and Ethnography in Honor of Laurence C. Thompson was published as a tribute to Laurence C. Thompson in the series Occasional papers in linguistics (Missoula, Mont.) as volume no. 10. It comprises 28 papers consistent with Thompson's high standards of description and analysis in 2 parts: Salishan Language and Culture followed by a section on other languages of the Americas. (xi, 497 p. ; 23 cm.)
By Anthony Mattina (editor)

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9781879763500 | Univ of Montana Umopl, October 1, 1993, cover price $40.00

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9781879763104 | Univ of Montana Umopl, October 1, 1993, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: American Indian Linguistics and Ethnography in Honor of Laurence C.

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Two major anthropological works study the roots, structure, and classification of Indian languages

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9780803250178 | Reprint edition (Univ of Nebraska Pr, September 1, 1991), cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Two major anthropological works study the roots, structure, and classification of Indian languages

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Product Description: Volume: 6 Publisher: Berlin ; New York : M. de Gruyter Publication date: 1900 Subjects: Linguistics Anthropological linguistics Sociolinguistics Notes: This is an OCR reprint. There may be numerous typos or missing text. There are no illustrations or indexes...read more
By Victor Golla (editor) and Edward Sapir

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9780899257136 | Mouton De Gruyter, July 1, 1991, cover price $155.00 | About this edition: Volume: 6 Publisher: Berlin ; New York : M.

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9783110098464 | Mouton De Gruyter, July 1, 1984, cover price $154.00

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9783110102413 | Mouton De Gruyter, October 1, 1984, cover price $20.00

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Product Description: The interconnection between language, culture, and personality is the theme of these essays dedicated to the memory of Edward Sapir, and written by his former students.
By Leslie Spier (editor)

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9780313241833 | Greenwood Pub Group, June 1, 1983, cover price $47.95 | About this edition: The interconnection between language, culture, and personality is the theme of these essays dedicated to the memory of Edward Sapir, and written by his former students.

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Product Description: Book by McQuown, N. A.

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9780804711227 | Stanford Univ Pr, September 1, 1982, cover price $39.50 | About this edition: Book by McQuown, N.

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Product Description: Haas, Mary R.

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9780804709835 | Stanford Univ Pr, December 1, 1978, cover price $49.50 | About this edition: Haas, Mary R.

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