Granberry, Julian.

Languages of the pre-Columbian Antilles / Julian Granberry, Gary S. Vescelius. - Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, c2004. - xiv, 153 p. : maps ; 24 cm.

Includes bibliographical references (p. [133]-148) and index.

The pre-Columbian Antilles : an overview of research and sources -- The languages of the Greater Antilles : a documentary view -- Anomalous non-Taino language data from the Greater Antilles -- The primary archaeological correlates of language data from the Greater Antilles and their outliers -- Languages of the Greater Antilles : a working hypothesis -- The languages of the Lesser Antilles and their archaeological correlates -- The toponymic method and the derivation of Taino morphemes (with a note on Macoris and Ciboney toponyms) -- Toponyms and the settlement of the Lucayan Islands : a methodological test -- Some principles of Taino grammar -- A short lexicon of Taino morphemes and lexical forms -- Antillean languages : an afterview.

0817314164 (cloth : alk. paper) 081735123X (pbk. : alk. paper)


Taino language--Antilles, Greater.
Indians of the West Indies--Languages.--Antilles, Greater

PM5099.A68 / .G73 2004

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