Most widely held works about Lyle Campbell
Most widely held works by Lyle Campbell
Historical linguistics an introduction by Lyle Campbell ( Book )
29 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,302 libraries worldwide
American Indian languages the historical linguistics of Native America by Lyle Campbell ( Book )
14 editions published between 1996 and 2000 in English and held by 1,266 libraries worldwide
Native American languages are spoken from Siberia to Greenland. Campbell's project is to take stock of what is known about the history of Native American languages and in the process examine the state of American Indian historical linguistics.
The Languages of Native America : historical and comparative assessment ( Book )
6 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 538 libraries worldwide
An assessment of the current state of the historical linguistics of North American Indian languages.
Historical syntax in cross-linguistic perspective by Alice C Harris ( Book )
9 editions published between 1995 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 337 libraries worldwide
A glossary of historical linguistics by Lyle Campbell ( Book )
13 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 331 libraries worldwide
Historical Linguistics - the study of language change - is a major field in linguistics. With its long history and numerous subfields of its own, Historical Linguistics provides challenges to both beginning students and scholars not specialized in this field. This Glossary meets these challenges by providing accessible and widely representative definitions, discussion, and examples of key terms and concepts used in the field. It is written by two well-known authorities in this field. The book is extremely valuable to anyone wishing to understand historical linguistic terminology and concepts.
Quichean linguistic prehistory by Lyle Campbell ( Book )
5 editions published in 1977 in English and Undetermined and held by 261 libraries worldwide
Language classification : history and method by Lyle Campbell ( Book )
12 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 257 libraries worldwide
Discusses language classification and how and why languages diversify and spread.
American Indian languages by Lyle Campbell ( Book )
2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 221 libraries worldwide
The Pipil language of El Salvador by Lyle Campbell ( Book )
7 editions published in 1985 in English and Undetermined and held by 174 libraries worldwide
Bibliography of Mayan languages and linguistics by Lyle Campbell ( Book )
5 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 164 libraries worldwide
Grammar from the human perspective case, space and person in Finnish ( Book )
6 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 162 libraries worldwide
The Life of language : papers in linguistics in honor of William Bright ( Book )
5 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 136 libraries worldwide
The linguistics of Southeast Chiapas, Mexico by Lyle Campbell ( Book )
4 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 126 libraries worldwide
Phoneticism in Mayan hieroglyphic writing ( Book )
5 editions published between 1984 and 1995 in English and held by 124 libraries worldwide
Panorama general de las lenguas indígenas en América by Ernest C Migliazza ( Book )
2 editions published in 1988 in Spanish and held by 55 libraries worldwide
Let there be words ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 54 libraries worldwide
What precisely is language, and how did humans acquire it? In an effort to answer those essential questions, this program journeys back to prehistoric times in search of language's origin. Additional topics include distinguishing features of human communication and what humankind's first utterances may have been. The early evolution and migration of humans is also considered.
Papers on the Xinca of eastern Guatemala ( Book )
1 edition published in 1975 in English and held by 42 libraries worldwide
Speaking in tongues. the history of language. Episode three, Mother tongues ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 37 libraries worldwide
"Moving from Africa to Oceania and up to Asia and then west to Europe and across the ocean to the Americas, this program assesses how many languages are spoken in each region, the characteristics they share, and misconceptions about them. Historical background on some of the key languages of the regions is included as well"--Container.
Civilization to colonization ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 34 libraries worldwide
Writing is a relative latecomer to the history of language. This program tracks its emergence in Mesopotamia, China, and Mesoamerica and its spread down through the millennia via conquest -- usually violent, sometimes benign -- and colonization. The creation of creoles and pidgins resulting from the interaction of specific populations is also addressed, and speculation is made about the first things written down.
Birth and death ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 33 libraries worldwide
It is predicted that within a century more than half of the world's languages will become extinct, but as languages are lost, new ones emerge naturally or are constructed. This program provides insights into the language life cycle through topics ranging from constructed languages such as Esperanto, to language endangerment and preservation, to the role of globalization in language obsolescence.
Africa America Anthropological linguistics Antiquities Asia Bibliography Bright, William,--1928-2006 Chinese philology Classification Communication Comparative linguistics Conference proceedings Criticism, interpretation, etc. Documentary films Documentary television programs Europe Finnish language--Case Finnish language--Grammar Grammar, Comparative and general--Syntax Guatemala Historical linguistics History Indians--Languages Indians of Central America--Languages Indians of Mexico--Languages Indians of North America--Languages Language, Universal Language acquisition Language and languages Language and languages--Origin Language attrition Language maintenance Languages, Artificial Linguistics Mayan languages Mayan languages--Writing Mexico--Chiapas Nonfiction films Nostratic hypothesis Oceania Pidgin languages Pipil language--Grammar Quichean languages Sociolinguistics Space and time in language Terminology Video recordings--for people with visual disabilities Video recordings--for the hearing impaired Written communication Xinca Indians