Amazonia: linguistic history

Aikhenvald, Alexandra (2013) Amazonia: linguistic history. In: Ness, Immanuel, and Bellwood, Peter, (eds.) The Encyclopedia of Global Human Migration. Wiley-Blackwell, Hoboken, NJ, USA, pp. 384-391.

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The language families of Amazonia offer a history of great complexity, albeit with much evidence erased by the spread of Spanish and Portuguese. Homelands for the six major families and some aspects of their migration histories are suggested.

Item ID: 26216
Item Type: Book Chapter (Research - B1)
ISBN: 978-1-4443-5107-1
Date Deposited: 07 May 2013 04:50
FoR Codes: 20 LANGUAGE, COMMUNICATION AND CULTURE > 2004 Linguistics > 200408 Linguistic Structures (incl Grammar, Phonology, Lexicon, Semantics) @ 100%
SEO Codes: 97 EXPANDING KNOWLEDGE > 970120 Expanding Knowledge in Language, Communication and Culture @ 100%
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