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Languages of the pre-Columbian Antilles / Julian Granberry, Gary S. Vescelius.

Author/Creator:
Granberry, Julian.
Publication:
Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, c2004.
Format/Description:
Book
xiv, 153 p. : maps ; 25 cm.
Subjects:
Indians of the West Indies -- Antilles, Greater -- Languages.
Taino language -- Antilles, Greater.
Contents:
The pre-Columbian Antilles : an overview of research and sources
The languages of the Greater Antilles : a documentary view
Anomalous non-Taíno language data from the Greater Antilles
The primary archaeological correlates of language data from the Greater Antilles and their outliers
Languages of the Greater Antilles : a working hypothesis
The languages of the Lesser Antilles and their archaeological correlates
The toponymic method and the derivation of Taíno morphemes (with a note on Macorís and Ciboney toponyms)
Toponyms and the settlement of the Lucayan Islands : a methodological test
Some principles of Taíno grammar
A short lexicon of Taíno morphemes and lexical forms
Antillean languages : an afterview.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [133-148) and index.
Contributor:
Vescelius, Gary S.
ISBN:
0817314164
081735123X (pbk.)
OCLC:
54374752
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