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The Vanishing Languages of the Pacific Rim
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The Vanishing Languages of the Pacific Rim
Write a review Rate this item: Preview this item Preview this item. The vanishing languages of the Pacific rim Author: English View all editions and formats Summary: This book presents the first comprehensive survey of the languages of the Pacific rim, a vast region containing the greatest typological and genetic diversity in the world.
As its languages decline and disappear, sometimes without trace, this rich linguistic heritage is rapidly eroding. Distinguished scholars report on the current state of the region's languages. Their analyses range from the regional to the local and focus on languages in a wide variety of social and ecologicalsettings. Allow this favorite library to be seen by others Keep this favorite library private.
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Find a copy in the library Finding libraries that hold this item Presents a survey of the languages of the Pacific rim, a vast region containing the greatest typological and genetic diversity in the world. The analyses range from the regional to the local and focus on languages in a wide variety of social and ecological settings. Reviews User-contributed reviews Add a review and share your thoughts with other readers. Add a review and share your thoughts with other readers.
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Remember me on this computer. Cancel Forgot your password? English View all editions and formats. PART I ; 1. Mass Language Extinction, and Documentation: The Race Against Time ; 2.
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Mainland Southest Asia, David Bradley The Languages of California, Leanne Hinton Since he has studied Central Alaskan Yupik, an Eskimoan language, working as an associate at University of Alaska campuses. Alongside his 'Sketch of Central Alaskan Yupik, an Eskimoan Language' in the Handbook of North American Indians and he has sought to revitalize Yupik by such activities as training bilingual teachers and preparing teaching materials.
After devoting his student and postdoctoral years to Gaelic, Icelandic, and Faroese, Professor Krauss has spent his entire career since in the study of Alaska Native languages, all more or less severely endangered, with special attention to Siberian Yupik, documentary and comparative work with Athabaskan, and above all, Eya, which now has one surviving native speaker. Here he assembled the archive of Alaska Native language documentation and has, especially since , worked to alert the world's attention to the enormity of the language endangerment crisis.
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