LSA/ACLS language books

A. Maberry maberry at U.WASHINGTON.EDU
Tue Jul 23 20:38:16 UTC 2002

I find LSA/ACLS manuals for Chinese (1945), Melanesian pidgin (1943),
Spoken Korean (1947), Spoken Japanese (1945), Colloquial Dutch (1944),
Spoken Dutch (1944) [I'm not sure how this differs from Colloquial
Dutch--ed.], Spoken Burmese (1945), Spoken Danish (1945), Spoken Malay
(1945), Spoken Thai (1945), Spoken Serbo-Croatian (1945), Spoken Russian
(1945), Spoken German (1940?), Spoken Spanish (1940?), Spoken Turkish
(1944) [my old textbook]. Many appeared in the "Holt spoken language

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On Tue, 23 Jul 2002, Bethany K. Dumas wrote:

> The Classics Department, my neighbors here on the 11th floor of McClung
> Tower, are having a book giveaway today. I picked up some Greek texts,
> including a volume called _Spoken Greek_ (Henry Holt, 1945). The verso of
> the title page contains a statement that "The Armed Forces edition of this
> book was published by the Linguistic Society of America and the Intensive
> Language Program of the American Council of Learned Societies." (The
> copyright is 1945, Linguistic Society of America).
> This is part of the history of LSA that I was not familiar with. Were all
> the WWII Armed Forces language books published by LSA/ACLS?
> Bethany

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