19.3938, Books: General Linguistics: Wise, Dooley, Murphy (Eds)

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From: Brian Homoleski < academic_books at sil.org >
Subject: Fifty Years in Brazil: Wise, Dooley, Murphy (Eds)

 

	
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Title: Fifty Years in Brazil:  A Sampler of SIL Work 1958-2008 
Publication Year: 2008 
Publisher: SIL International
	   http://www.ethnologue.com/bookstore.asp
	

Book URL: http://www.ethnologue.com/show_product.asp?isbn=9781556712203 


Editor: Mary Ruth Wise
Editor: Robert A. Dooley
Editor: Isabel Murphy

Paperback: ISBN:  9781556712203 Pages: 415 Price: U.S. $ 40.00


Abstract:

Samples of the products of fifty years of SIL International's work in
Brazil range from material which is out-of-print to articles which are
available now for the first time in this volume. The contributions include:

*Language typology: first documentation of a language with OSV basic word order
*Analysis of the lexical structure of paragraphs
*Application of discourse analysis to translation
*An autosegmental analysis of pre-stopped nasals
*A bilingual dictionary with entries culturally contextualized
*Documentation of a moribund language
*Description of marriage and residence patterns of an ethnic group five
years after ongoing contact with the outside world
*Comparative linguistics
*Excerpts from a Portuguese phonological analysis textbook
*Description and analysis of traditional knowledge transmission and the
impact of formal education in an ethnic group

Note: Approximately half of the book is in Portuguese. All chapters except
the bibliography include both an English and a Portuguese introduction by
the editors. 



Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics


Written In: English  (eng)
	
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