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Archaeology and Language IV

Language Change and Cultural Transformation

Edited by Roger Blench, Matthew Spriggs

Routledge – 2004 – 280 pages

Series: One World Archaeology

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Description

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.

Author Bio

Roger Blench is a Research Fellow of the Overseas Development Institute, London. Matthew Spriggs is Professor of Archaeology at the Australian National University, Canberra.

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Description: Edited by Roger Blench, Matthew Spriggs. 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...
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