Handbook of Middle American Indians, Volume 5: Linguistics

Handbook of Middle American Indians, Volume 5: Linguistics

by Robert Wauchope

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ISBN-13: 9781477306659
Publisher: University of Texas Press
Publication date: 01/07/2014
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 410
File size: 22 MB
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About the Author

Robert Wauchope (1909–1979) was the director of the Middle American Research Institute at Tulane University.

Norman A. McQuown (1914–2005) was Professor of Anthropology at The University of Chicago.

Table of Contents

  • 1. History of Studies in Middle American Linguistics (Norman A. McQuown)
  • 2. Inventory of Descriptive Materials (William Bright)
  • 3. Inventory of Classificatory Materials (María Teresa Fernández de Miranda)
  • 4. Lexicostatistic Classification (Morris Swadesh)
  • 5. Systemic Comparison and Reconstruction (Robert Longacre)
  • 6. Environmental Correlational Studies (Sarah C. Gudschinsky)
  • 7. Type Linguistic Descriptions
    • A. Classical Nahuatl (Stanley Newman)
    • B. Classical Yucatec (Maya) (Norman A. McQuown)
    • C. Classical Quiche (Munro S. Edmonson)
    • D. Sierra Popoluca (Benjamin F. Elson)
    • E. Isthmus Zapotec (Velma B. Pickett)
    • F. Huautla de Jiménez Mazatec (Eunice V. Pike)
    • G. Jiliapan Pame (Leonardo Manrique C.)
    • H. Huamelultec Chontal (Viola Waterhouse)
  • 8. Language-in-Culture Studies (Miguel León-Portilla)
  • References

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