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Atlas of the Languages of Suriname (Caribbean Series (Koninklijk Instituut Voor Taal-, Land- En Volkenkunde (Netherlands)), 22.) [Paperback]

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To the outside world, Suriname is known as a rather extraordinary country in South America in that it is a Dutch-speaking state on an otherwise almost totally Hispanic-speaking continent. Those who look closer, however, soon discover that Surinames uniqueness lies more in the fact that it is home to almost twenty different languages, despite a population of less than half a million.

The aim of this atlas is twofold: first to introduce the reader to the linguistic complexity that abounds in Suriname, and second to afford the reader insight into the genesis, evolution, and salient linguistic features of the languages and language-families that are represented there. The atlas is designed to meet the needs of readers with little or no linguistic training and will be of great value to all students of the Caribbean, linguists, anthropologists, and historians.

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Studio: University of Washington Press
Pages   350
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 9.37" Width: 7.48" Height: 0.71"
Weight:   2.16 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Publisher   University of Washington Press
ISBN  906718196X  
ISBN13  9789067181969  

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More About Eithne B. Carlin

Register your artisan biography and upload your photo! Eithne B. Carlin, born in Northern Ireland, studied Irish, German, and Linguistics in Trinity College Dublin, and German Language and Literature at several German universities. She completed her Ph.D. at the University of Cologne in 1992 with a thesis on So, a moribund language of Uganda. She has been doing research on the Amerindian languages of the Guianas since 1996 and coedited the Atlas of the Languages of Suriname (2002). Since 2003 the author has been documenting the moribund Arawakan language Mawayana. She currently works as lecturer in the department of Languages and Cultures of Native America at Leiden University.

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