Languages of Northern Areas by P. Backstrom & C. Radloff

Joan Baart joanbaart at HOTMAIL.COM
Wed Aug 28 11:23:40 UTC 2002

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Dear colleagues,

This is the second of two book announcements.


Joan Baart

Title: Languages of Northern Areas
Series Title: Sociolinguistic Survey of Northern Pakistan,
Volume 2

Year of First Publication: 1992
Second Printing: 2002

Publishers: National Institute of Pakistan Studies,
Islamabad, and Summer Institute of Linguistics

Author: Peter C. Backstrom
Author: Carla F. Radloff

Paperback: ISBN: 969-8023-12-7, Pages: xxiv+417

The report on the Sociolinguistic Survey of Northern
Pakistan, carried out by SIL researchers in cooperation with
the Ministry of Culture, Government of Pakistan, and several
Pakistani institutions between 1986 and 1991, was first
published in 1992 in five volumes. These volumes have been
out of print for some time, but a reprint is currently being
undertaken. Volume 2, which deals with the languages of the
region known as the Northern Areas of Pakistan, is now off
the press.

Contents of this volume:
Balti--by Peter C. Backstrom
Burushaski--by Peter C. Backstrom
Wakhi--by Peter C. Backstrom
Domaaki--by Peter C. Backstrom
The Dialects of Shina--by Carla F. Radloff

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