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easy introduction to the old Indian language of the Atlantic coast

James Waldo Colby

easy introduction to the old Indian language of the Atlantic coast

by James Waldo Colby

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Published by Colby Studio in Waltham, Mass .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Atlantic States
    • Subjects:
    • Indians of North America -- Atlantic States -- Languages,
    • Indians of North America -- Languages -- Glossaries, vocabularies, etc

    • Edition Notes

      Cover title: How the red men spoke.

      Other titlesHow the red men spoke.
      Statementby James Waldo Colby.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPM431 .C6
      The Physical Object
      Pagination200 p. ;
      Number of Pages200
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6973112M
      LC Control Number06028235
      OCLC/WorldCa10292845

      The trade circuits of the Old World (Afroeurasia) were linked to global routes crossing the Atlantic and the Pacific, including those in Southeast Asia, Southwest Asia, South Asia, and East Africa. Although much ignored in the past, the Indian Ocean is rapidly becoming an important topic in middle and high school world history and geography. Boas, Franz. Introduction. Handbook of American Indian Languages, Vol. 1, p. Bureau of American Ethnology, Bulletin Washington: Government Print Office (Smithsonian Institution, Bureau of American Ethnology). Extraído de volume digitalizado pelo Internet Archive. Disponível na Biblioteca Digital Curt Nimuendaju.

      The Indian Ocean is connected with the Pacific Ocean by passages through the Malay Archipelago and between Australia and Antarctica; and with the Atlantic Ocean by the expanse between Africa and Antarctica and by the Suez Canal. Its chief arms are the Arabian Sea (with the Red Sea, the Gulf of Aden, and the Persian Gulf), the Bay of Bengal, and. On spine: American Indian languages. Description: ix, pages ; 21 cm. Contents: Introduction to Handbook of American Indian languages --Indian linguistic families of America north of Mexico. Series Title: Bison book, BB Other Titles: Handbook of American Indian languages. Indian linguistic families of America north of Mexico.

      Your first book choice is by Nicholas Evans, an Australian academic and one of the leading figures in language documentation. Please tell us more about Dying Words.. This book is a history of world languages which focuses on the small languages that make up about 96% of all spoken languages but are spoken by only about 4% of the world’s population. “In [this] memorable book, Indian people use words, actions, and artifacts to represent themselves as fully human, free at last from the soul-cramping and spirit-reducing tests of authenticity and purity.”—The New York Times Book Review. For the first Americans, a record of the past is written in the objects that were a part of daily life.


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Excerpt from An Easy Introduction to the Old Indian Language of the Atlantic Coast Learning a language is merely to memorize a thousand or more words. It is no great feat. As the stupidest child does it and we see many foreign children who know two or three tongues well enough for their needs.

About the PublisherAuthor: James Waldo Colby. Genre/Form: Glossaries, vocabularies, etc Dictionaries: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Colby, James Waldo. Easy introduction to the old Indian language of the Atlantic coast.

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