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A Grammar of Nchane by Richard Boutwell, a comprehensive linguistic study that provides a detailed analysis of the Nchane language, spoken by the Nchane people in Central Africa. The book covers various aspects of Nchane grammar, including phonology, morphology, syntax, and semantics, offering valuable insights into the structure and usage of this lesser-known African language.
Advances in Research on Linguistics and Cultural Practices in Borneo edited by Michael Boutin (alongside Peter Sercombe and Adrian Clynes) is a comprehensive compilation of scholarly articles that delve into the intricate relationship between linguistics and cultural practices in the diverse region of Borneo. This anthology offers a multidisciplinary perspective, examining topics such as language documentation, sociolinguistics, language endangerment, and the influence of cultural practices on language use, contributing to a deeper understanding of the linguistic and cultural dynamics in Borneo.
The Dynamics of Sango Language Spread by Mark Karan investigates the complex process of language spread and shift using the case study of Sango, a creole language spoken in Central Africa. Karan analyzes various factors influencing the expansion of Sango, including sociolinguistic, historical, and political aspects, providing valuable insights into the dynamics of language contact and change in multilingual communities.
Central Hill Nisenan Texts with Grammatical Sketch by Andrew Eatough is a comprehensive linguistic resource that presents a collection of texts and a grammatical sketch of Central Hill Nisenan, an endangered indigenous language spoken in California. The book offers a valuable documentation of the language, including its phonology, morphology, and syntax, making it an essential reference for researchers, linguists, and anyone interested in the study of Native American languages.
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