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Amazonian Languages

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ISBN-10: 0521570212

ISBN-13: 9780521570213

Edition: 1999

Authors: R. M. W. Dixon, Alexandra Y. Aikhenvald, S. R. Anderson, J. Bresnan, B. Comrie

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Arguably the most complex linguistic region in the world today, the Amazon is home to some 300 languages belonging to around 20 language families. This text provides an overview of the Amazon Basin as a linguistic area.
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Book details

List price: $218.00
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 9/23/1999
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 476
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 1.936
Language: English

List of maps
List of contributors
List of abbreviations
Conventions followed
Carib Desmond C. Derbyshire
The Arawak language family
Tupi Aryon D. Rodrigues
Macro Je Aryon D. Rodrigues
Tucano Janet Barnes
Pano Eugene E. Loos
Maku Silvana and Valteir Martins
Nambiquara Ivan Lowe
Arawa R. M. W. Dixon
Small language families and isolates in
Other small families and isolates
Areal diffusion and language contact in the
The Upper Xingu as an incipient linguistic area
Index of authors
Index of languages and language families
Subject index