Author:Willem F.H. Adelaar with Pieter C. Muysken

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The Languages of the Andes

By: Willem F.H. Adelaar with Pieter C. Muysken

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Cambridge, UK, Cambridge University Press: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012820

ISBN: 052136275X

Condition: New


The Andean and Pacific regions of South America are home to a remarkable variety of languages and language families, with a range of typological differences. This linguistic diversity results from a complex historical background, comprising periods of greater communication between different peoples and languages, and periods of fragmentation and individual development. The Languages of the Andes is the first book in English to document in a single volume the indigenous languages spoken and formerly spoken in this linguistically rich region, as well as in adjacent areas. Grouping the languages ... View more info