Archaeology and Language IV
Language Change and Cultural Transformation
Edited by Roger Blench, Matthew Spriggs
Routledge – 2004 – 280 pages
Series: One World Archaeology
Archaeology and Language IV examines a variety of pressing issues regarding linguistic and cultural change. It provides a challenging variety of case-studies which demonstrate how global patterns of language distribution and change can be interwoven to produce a rich historical narrative, and fuel a radical rethinking of the conventional discourse of linguistics within archaeology.
Roger Blench is a Research Fellow of the Overseas Development Institute, London. Matthew Spriggs is Professor of Archaeology at the Australian National University, Canberra.