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Field linguistics : a beginner's guide / Terry Crowley ; edited and prepared for publication by Nick Thieberger
Bib ID 4782468
Format BookBook
Author
Crowley, Terry
 
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Description Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007 
xii, 202 p. : maps ; 26 cm. 
ISBN 9780199213702
0199213704
9780199284344
0199284342
Series

Oxford linguistics.

Summary

"This book is a comprehensive, practical guide to field linguistics. It deals in particular with the problems arising from the documentation of endangered languages. Deploying a mixture of methodology and practical advice and drawing on his own immense experience, Terry Crowley shows how to record, analyse, and describe a language in the field."--BOOK JACKET.

Full contents
  • 1. Field linguistics : why bother?
  • 2. Ethical issues
  • 3. Getting started
  • 4. Gathering your data
  • 5. Beyond elicitation
  • 6. Problems and pitfalls
  • 7. Salvage fieldwork.
 
Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Subjects Linguistics -- Field work.
Other authors/contributors Thieberger, Nicholas

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