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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 47.95
This book explores several topics in Cree morphology, syntax and discourse structure. Cree, an Algonquian language, is non-configurational: the grammatical relations of subject and object are not expressed by word order or other constituent structure relations, as they are in a configurational language like English. Instead, subjects and objects are... more...
- University of California Press 2015; US$ 65.00 US$ 52.00
When Mary R. Haas died in 1996, she left behind several thousand pages of notes and texts in the Creek (Muskogee) language collected in Oklahoma from 1936 to 1940. The majority of the texts come from the unpublished writings of James H. Hill of Eufaula, an especially knowledgeable elder who composed texts for Dr. Haas using the standard Creek alphabet.... more...
- Presses de l''niversite du Quebec 1990; US$ 18.75
Cet ouvrage intéressera le spécialiste en droit criminel ou civil, en notariat ou en criminologie à l'affût des plus récentes technologies d'élucidation de litiges juridiques; il suscitera également de l'intérêt chez le spécialiste de la langue, de la linguistique et de la sociolinguistique... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2003; US$ 173.00
Tok Pisin is one of the most important languages of Melanesia and is used in a wide range of public and private functions in Papua New Guinea. The language has featured prominently in Pidgin and Creole linguistics and has featured in a number of debates in theoretical linguistics. With their extensive fieldwork experience and vast knowledge of the... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 1992; US$ 188.00
In this reader, 19 articles have been collected that bring out the central position of John Wilkins and his Essay Toward a Real Character, and a Philosophical Language (1668) in the history of ideas in 17th-century Britain. more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 1979; US$ 120.00
Creole studies embrace a wide range is disciplines: history, ethnography, geography, sociology, etc. The phenomenon of creolization has come to be recognized as widespread; creolization presupposes contact, and that is a human universal. The present anthology discusses social, historical and theoretical aspects of over twenty pidgins and creoles. Part... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 47.95
The focus of this study is upon those pidgins and creoles which are English based and which have arisen since the fifteenth century. The book examines the widespread nature of the pidgin/creole phenomenon and evaluates the current definitions of the terms and the theories which have been advanced to account for their existence. The author considers... more...
- Oxford University Press 1997; US$ 87.99 US$ 75.67
A major concern in current anthropological thinking is that the method of recording or translating into writing a society's cultural expressions--dance, rituals, pottery, the social use of space, et al--cannot help but fundamentally alter the meaning of the living words and deeds of the culture in question. Consequently, recent researchers have developed... more...