The Languages of Native America: Historical and Comparative Assessment by Lyle CampbellThe Languages of Native America: Historical and Comparative Assessment by Lyle Campbell

The Languages of Native America: Historical and Comparative Assessment

EditorLyle Campbell, Marianne Mithun

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These essays were drawn from the papers presented at the Linguistic Society of America's Summer Institute at the State University of New York at Oswego in 1976. The contents are as follows:Lyle Campbell and Marianne Mithun, "Introduction: North American Indian Historical Linguistics in Current Perspective"Ives Goddard, "Comparative Algonquian"Marianne Mithun, "Iroquoian"Wallace L. Chafe, "Caddoan"David S. Rood, "Siouan"Mary R. Haas, "Southeastern Languages"James M. Crawford, "Timucua and Yuchi: Two Language Isolates of the Southeast"Ives Goddard, "The Languages of South Texas and the Lower Rio Grande"Irvine Davis, "The Kiowa-Tanoan, Keresan, and Zuni Languages"Susan Steele, "Uto-Aztecan: An Assessment for Historical andComparative Linguistics"William H. Jacobsen, Jr., "Hokan lnter-Branch Comparisons"Margaret Langdon, "Some Thoughts on Hokan with Particular Reference to Pomoan and Yuman"Michael Silverstein, 'Penutian: An Assessment"Laurence C. Thompson, "Salishan and the Northwest"William H. Jacobsen, Jr., "Wakashan Comparative Studies"William H. Jacobsen, Jr., "Chimakuan Comparative Studies"Michael E. Krauss, "Na-Dene and Eskimo-Aleut"Lyle CampbelI, "Middle American Languages"Eric S. Hamp, "A Glance from Now On."
Lyle Campbell is Professor of Linguistics at the University of Hawai'i at Manoa. Marianne Mithun is Professor of Linguistics at the University of California, Santa Barbara.
Title:The Languages of Native America: Historical and Comparative AssessmentFormat:PaperbackDimensions:1040 pages, 8.97 × 5.98 × 7 inPublished:September 1, 2014Publisher:University Of Texas PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0292768508

ISBN - 13:9780292768505

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Table of Contents

  • Introduction: North American Indian Historical Linguistics in Current Perspective (Lyle Campbell and Marianne Mithun)
  • Comparative Algonquian (Ives Goddard)
  • Iroquoian (Marianne Mithun)
  • Caddoan (Wallace L. Chafe)
  • Siouan (David S. Rood)
  • Southeastern Languages (Mary R. Haas)
  • Timucua and Yuchi: Two Language Isolates of the Southeast (James M. Crawford)
  • The Languages of South Texas and the Lower Rio Grande (Ives Goddard)
  • The Kiowa-Tanoan, Keresan, and Zuni Languages (Irvine Davis)
  • Uto-Aztecan: An Assessment for Historical and Comparative Linguistics (Susan Steele)
  • Hokan Inter-Branch Comparisons (William H. Jacobsen, Jr.)
  • Some Thoughts on Hokan with Particular Reference to Pomoan and Yuman (Margaret Langdon)
  • Penutian: An Assessment (Michael Silverstein)
  • Salishan and the Northwest (Laurence C. Thompson)
  • Wakashan Comparative Studies (William H. Jacobsen, Jr.)
  • Chimakuan Comparative Studies (William H. Jacobsen, Jr.)
  • Na-Dene and Eskimo-Aleut (Michael E. Krauss)
  • Middle American Languages (Lyle Campbell)
  • A Glance from Here On (Eric P. Hamp)
  • Index