Atlas of Languages of Intercultural Communication in the Pacific, Asia, and the Americas, Volume 3

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Stephen Adolphe Wurm, Peter Mühlhäusler, Darrell T. Tryon
Walter de Gruyter, 1996 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1622 pages
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The two text volumes cover a large geographical area, including Australia, New Zealand, Melanesia, South -East Asia (Insular and Continental), Oceania, the Philippines, Taiwan, Korea, Mongolia, Central Asia, the Caucasus Area, Siberia, Arctic Areas, Canada, Northwest Coast and Alaska, United States Area, Mexico, Central America, and South America. The Atlas is a detailed, far-reaching handbook of fundamental importance, dealing with a large number of diverse fields of knowledge, with the reported facts based on sound scholarly research and scientific findings, but presented in a form intelligible to non-specialists and educated lay persons in general.
  

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Contents

Preliminary thoughts on Chinese and Chinese contact languages
799
Postcontact pidgins creoles and lingue franche based on nonEuropean
802
Englishderived contact languages in the Pacific in the 19th century
808
Hiri trading languages
810
Intercultural communication involving indigenous languages
815
Tibetan
835
Lahu
841
The Ejnu language
851
language death New Zealand
173
The Indians and their languages in New Zealand
183
Chinook Jargon and its distribution in the Pacific Northwest and beyond
184
The Dalmatians and their language in New Zealand
191
The Germans and their language in New Zealand
201
Native American contact languages of the contiguous United States
1213
The Plains Indian Sign Language
1241
Languages of intercommunication in Mexico
1253

The Hezhou language
865
The Wutun language
883
The Mongols in Yunnan
899
An example of multilingualism in the Great Northwest of China
901
Central Asia
913
Languages of interethnic communication in Turkmenistan
929
Languages of interethnic communication in the GomoBadakhshan province
945
Language situation language contacts and contact languages in
956
The Lezgian languages area
963
Siberia
969
Indigenous lingue franche and bilingualism in Siberia
975
Ethnic composition of the population ethnocultural contacts and languages
989
The Far NorthEast of Russia
999
Interethnic contacts of the aboriginal population of Kamchatka
1003
Govorkathe pidgin Russian of the Taymyr Peninsular area
1033
Indonesianthe official language of a multilingual nation
1089
Aleut and the Aleuts in contact with other languages and peoples
1095
Philippines
1103
Interethnic communication in Canada Alaska and adjacent areas
119
The Creole language Tayo and language contact in the Far South region
161
The Dutch and their language in New Zealand
1286
Restructured languages in the Caribbean area
1291
Negerhollands
1307
Island Carib
1323
Aymaran the Lake Titicaca area and the central part of the Pacific
1331
Araucanian a language of intercultural communication in
1333
Callahuaya in Bolivia
1339
Areas of multilingualism in northern South America
1345
Literacy in Oceania
1358
Modern media in the Pacific area and their role in intercultural communication
1389
Taiwan
1424
Subject finder list to the text volume
1455
O41 The spread of Russian settlement and language in Siberia from the sixteenth
1464
Indian Subcontinent
1521
Other pidgins in Papua New Guinea
1537
Japanese language in the Pacific
1542
General introduction and notes on the
1562
Hiri Motu
1574
SouthEast Asia Continental
1603
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