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Title:Encountering Aboriginal languages : studies in the history of Australian linguistics
Contributor:McGregor, William, 1952-
Date (W3CDTF):2008
Description:Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Six of the papers in this volume were presented at the Fourth International Workshop on Australian Linguistics : history of research on Australian languages, held in Aarhus University on 24-25 June 2002
Extent:xiv, 526 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm
Identifier:ISBN: 9780858835825 (pbk.)
ISBN: 0858835827 (pbk.)
Is Part Of:Pacific linguistics ; 591
Australian languages
Language (ISO639):eng
Publisher:Canberra, A.C.T. : Pacific Linguistics Research School of Pacific and Asian Studies, the Australian National University
Subject:PL7002.E63 2008
Subject (LCSH):Australian languages--Historiography
Aboriginal Australians--Languages--Research
Table Of Contents:The Gamilaraay (Kamilaroi) language, northern New South Wales - a brief history of research / Peter Austin -- History of research on Bardi and Jawi / Claire Bowern -- I could have saved you linguists a lot of time and trouble : 180 years of research and documentation of South Australia's indigenous languages, 1826-2006 / Jane Simpson, Rob Amery and Mary-Anne Gale -- Contextualising Yngve Laurell's Australian collections, 1910-1911 / Mathias Boström -- Listening to the last speakers / Luise Hercus -- R. H. Mathews' schema for the description of Australian languages / Harold Koch -- Nils M. Holmer's research on Australian languages / William B. McGregor and Matti Miestamo -- Norman B. Tindale and the Pitjantjatjara language / Paul Monaghan -- T. G. H. Strehlow and the linguistic landscape of Australia 1930-1960 / David Campbell Moore -- A history of the 1842 Descriptive vocabulary / David Campbell Moore -- Language is like a carpet: Carl Georg von Brandenstein and Australian languages / Nick Thieberger -- But our language was just asleep : a history of language revival in Australia / Rob Amery and Mary-Anne Gale -- A history of the study of Australian Aboriginal sign languages / Adam Kendon -- History of fieldwork on Kimberley languages / William B. McGregor -- History of research into Australian pidgins and creoles / Peter Mühlhäusler -- Wilhelm Schmidt's Die Personalpronomina in den australischen Sprachen revisited / Fritz Schweiger -- The European 'discovery' of a multilingual Australia : the linguistic and ethnographic successes of a failed expedition / David P. Wilkins and David Nash
Type (DCMI):Text


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