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The Languages of Nagaland: Volume 21, Part 2 - People’s Linguistic Survey of India

By: G. N. Devy & Duovituo Kuolie (Eds)

Price: $48.00

Publisher: New Delhi, Orient BlackSwan:

Seller ID: 1202392

ISBN: 8125063129

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Contents: Foreword. Introduction. 1. Introduction. 2. The Tenyidie Group of Languages: 3. Ao. 4. Chang. 5. Khiamniungan. 6. Konyak. 7. Kyon Yi/Lotha. 8. Phom. 9. Sangtam/Sangtam-Yu. 10. Sümi. 11. Yimchungrü. Index. The People s Linguistics Survey of India tries to give an idea of the extant and dying languages of India. It is the outcome of a nationwide survey of languages that has been documented by linguists, writers, social activists, and members of different speech communities. This volume attempts to bring to the reader the wealth of languages of Nagaland and contextualise them within c... View more info

Peoples Linguistic Survey of India: Vol. 20, Part 2: the Languages of Mizoram

By: G. N. Devy & Lalnunthangi Chhangte (Eds)

Price: $49.50

Publisher: New Delhi, Orient BlackSwan: 2018

Seller ID: 1202363

ISBN: 9789352871940

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Contents: The People s Linguistic Survey of India. The National Editorial Collective. List of Volumes. Acknowledgements. Foreword. A Nation Proud of Its Language Diversity: Chief Editor s Introduction. Political Map of Mizoram. Compilation of the Volume. Contributors to the Volume. An Appeal to Readers. Proportionate Representation of Languages in Mizoram. List of Languages Covered in this Volume. 1. Introduction. Part I: Mizo and other Important Languages. 2. Mizo. 3. Chakma. 4. Lai. 5. Mara. 6. Bru. Part II: Endangered Languages. 7. Ralte. 8. Pang. 9. Bawm. 10. Tlanglau. Part III: Languages ... View more info

Peoples Linguistic Survey of India: Vol. 4, Part II: the Languages of Arunachal Pradesh

By: G. N. Devy & Lisa Lomdak (Eds)

Price: $44.85

Publisher: New Delhi, Orient BlackSwan: 2017

Seller ID: 1202383

ISBN: 9789386392688

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• The People’s Linguistics Survey of India tries to give an idea of the extant and dying languages of India. • It is the outcome of a nationwide survey of languages that has been documented by linguists, writers, social activists, and members of different speech communities. • The Languages of Arunachal Pradesh documents the major languages that are spoken in the state—not only languages of well-known tribes, but also lesser known ethno-linguistic groups that are found within the larger ethnic groupings. • The main objective of this volume is to bring numerically smaller ethno-l... View more info

Peoples Linguistic Survey of India: Volume 11 Part 2, the Languages of Himachal Pradesh

By: G. N. Devy & Tobdan (Eds)

Price: $56.00

Publisher: New Delhi, Orient BlackSwan: 2017

Seller ID: 1202385

ISBN: 9789386296863

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The People’s Linguistics Survey of India tries to give an idea of the languages of India-the widely spoken ones as well as the ones slowly going out of use. The book is the outcome of a nationwide survey of languages that has been documented by linguists, writers, social activists, and members of different speech communities. This volume covers the languages that are spoken in the state of Himachal Pradesh. The book tries to document all these languages before they disappear and are no longer spoken. The detailed linguistic descriptions given in the book have been taken from native speakers ... View more info

The Being of Bhasha: A General Introduction People`s Linguistic Survey of India, Volume 1

By: G. N. Devy (Ed.)

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Publisher: New Delhi, Orient BlackSwan:

Seller ID: 1202419

ISBN: 812505488X

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After Amnesia: Tradition and change in Indian Literary Criticism

By: G.N. Devy

Price: $11.00

Publisher: New Delhi, Orient BlackSwan Pvt. Ltd: 2017

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 900491

ISBN: 9789386689160

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PRINTED PAGES: 200. View more info

Voice and Memory: Indigenous Imagination and Expression. Proceedings of the 2008 Chotro Conference on Indigenous Languages, Culture and Society: Volume 2

By: G.N. Devy, Geoffrey V. Davis, and K.K. Chakravarty (eds)

Price: $13.95

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Orient BlackSwan: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 036682

ISBN: 8125042229

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Printed Pages: 366. View more info

The Languages of Puducherry, People's Linguistic Survey of India, Volume 23, Part 2

By: G.N. Devy, L. Ramamoorthy & G. Ravisankar (Ed.)

Price: $67.50

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Orient BlackSwan: 2016

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 108401

ISBN: 8125062483

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The People’s Linguistic Survey of India tries to give an idea of the extant and dying languages of India. It is the outcome of a nationwide survey of languages that has been documented by linguists, writers, social activists, and members of different speech communities.This volume presents to the reader the multiethnic, multicultural and multilingual nature of the Union Territory of Puducherry and the history and the status of the languages in Puducherry. Formerly known as Pondicherry, Puducherry has been greatly influenced by French culture and language which can still be seen in the wide u... View more info

People's Linguistic Survey of India: Volume 10, Part 2: the Languages of Haryana

By: G.N. Devy, Roop Krishen Bhat & Omkar N. Koul (Eds)

Price: $41.00

Publisher: New Delhi, Orient BlackSwan: 2017

Seller ID: 1202384

ISBN: 9789386296856

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The People’s Linguistics Survey of India tries to give an idea of the extant and dying languages of India. It is the outcome of a nationwide survey of languages that has been documented by linguists, writers, social activists, and members of different speech communities. The Languages of Haryana (volume ten, part two) covers the languages that are spoken in the state of Haryana. The book gives a detailed description of Hindi as well as Hindi language and literature. In addition, the volume gives information about the contribution of Haryana to the development of Punjabi and Urdu language an... View more info

The Languages of Kerala and Lakshadweep (People's Linguistic Survey of India: Volume Fifteen)

By: M. Sreenathan and Joseph Koyippally (eds); G.N. Devy (Chief Editor)

Price: $33.25

Publisher: Hyderabad, India, Orient BlackSwan: 2015

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 038352

ISBN: 8125056270

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This fifteenth volume of the People’s Linguistic Survey of India, The Languages of Kerala and Lakshadweep contextualises Kerala’s language wealth in its social ecology. This volume deals with Malayalam and provides a description of its linguistic features. The volume also looks into the other tribal languages of the state. Another sizeable section of the volume is devoted to the variant of Malayalam, Dweep Malayalam which is spoken in Lakshadweep, and which varies considerably from the language of the mainland. Printed Pages: 360. View more info

The Languages of Tamil Nadu: People's Linguistic Survey of India, Volume 27 (Part II)

By: V. Gnanasundaram, K. Rangan & G.N. Devy (Eds)

Price: $38.08

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Orient BlackSwan: 2015

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 102266

ISBN: 8125055371

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Printed Pages: 527. View more info

The Oxford India Elwin

By: Verrier Elwin; G.N. Devy

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Oxford University Press: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 024453

ISBN: 019569791X

Condition: New


From presenting Elwin’s work among the tribal peoples of central India, to affording glimpses of his seminal work on the unique institution of the ghotul among the Murias of Bastar, or relating Elwin’s attempts at understanding the high incidence of murder and suicide among the Bison-horn Marias of Bastar, The Oxford India Elwin looks beyond the general and the oft-repeated to include within its covers the many fascinating discoveries that Verrier Elwin made while working among the different tribal communities in India. It comes with a useful and perceptive Introduction by G.N. Devy. View more info