American Indian Languages: The Historical Linguistics of Native America

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Native American languages are spoken from Siberia to Greenland, and from the Arctic to Tierra del Fuego; they include the southernmost language of the world (Yaghan) and some of the northernmost (Eskimoan). Campbell's project is to take stock of what is currently known about the history of Native American languages and in the process examine the state of American Indian historical linguistics, and the success and failure of its various methodologies. There is remarkably little consensus in the field, largely due to the ...

American Indian Languages: The Historical Linguistics of Native America 2000, Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN-13: 9780195140507

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American Indian Languages: The Historical Linguistics of Native America 1997, Oxford University Press, USA, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780195094275

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