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I am a linguist / by R.M.W. Dixon ; with a foreword by Peter Matthews
Bib ID 5383216
Format BookBook
Author
Dixon, Robert M. W
 
Description Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2011 
xvii, 391 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 25 cm. 
ISBN 9789004192355
9004192352
9789004194052
9004194053
Summary

Autobiography of linguist Bob Dixon, includes his work on Dyirbal, and Yidin languages, with brief references to other Australian Aboriginal languages; treatment of Aboriginal people in Australia; missionaries; includes his work in Fiji and Brazil; contains material that may cause offense.

Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [359]-381) and index.

Subjects Dixon, Robert M. W.  |  Linguistics.  |  Language - Linguistics.  |  Indigenous peoples - South and Central America.  |  Dyirbal / Djirbal / Jirrabul language (Y123) (Qld SE55-05)  |  Religions - Christianity - Missionaries.  |  Language - Maintenance.  |  Yidiny / Yidindji language (Y117) (Qld SE55-06)  |  History - Biographies - Non-Indigenous - Autobiographies.  |  Murray Upper (NE Qld SE55-10)  |  Palm Island (NE Qld SE55-10)  |  Yarrabah / Cape Grafton (NE Qld SE55-02)  |  Fiji.  |  Brazil.

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