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Language in the Americas By Joseph H. Greenberg,

  • Title: Language in the Americas
  • Author: Joseph H. Greenberg
  • ISBN: 9780804713153
  • Page: 405
  • Format: Hardcover
  • This book is concerned primarily with the evidence for the validity of a genetic unit, Amerind, embracing the vast majority of New World languages The only languages excluded are those belonging to the Na Dene and Eskimo Aleut families It examines the now widely held view that Haida, the most distant language genetically, is not to be included in Na Dene It confined itThis book is concerned primarily with the evidence for the validity of a genetic unit, Amerind, embracing the vast majority of New World languages The only languages excluded are those belonging to the Na Dene and Eskimo Aleut families It examines the now widely held view that Haida, the most distant language genetically, is not to be included in Na Dene It confined itself to Sapir s data, although the evidence could have been buttressed considerably by the use of recent materials What survives is a body of evidence superior to that which could be adduced under similar restrictions for the affinity of Albanian, Celtic, and Armenian, all three universally recognized as valid members of the Indo European family of languages A considerable number of historical hypotheses emerge from the present and the forthcoming volumes Of these, the most fundamental bears on the question of the peopling of the Americas If the results presented in this volume and in the companion volume on Eurasiatic are valid, the classification of the world s languages based on genetic criteria undergoes considerable simplification.
    Language in the Americas This book is concerned primarily with the evidence for the validity of a genetic unit Amerind embracing the vast majority of New World languages The only languages excluded are those belonging to th

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    1. Sicuramente un libro di difficile lettura per chi non addetto ai lavori, ma si vede tutta la genialit dello scrittore Riesce a dimostrare scientificamente una tesi che a molti sembrava assurda Dal mio punto di vista un libro che apre la mente perch insegna a non confrontare solo due cosa alla volta ma a aprire gli orizzonti del confronto

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