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Categorial Mismatches in the Syntax and the Lexicon: Evidence from Language Contact Research

Pieter Muysken

in Grammatical Theory and Bilingual Codeswitching

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262027892
eISBN:
9780262320351
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027892.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter explores mismatches between syntactic and lexical categories, adducing evidence from Creole land Amerindian languages, with a case study of Popoloca de Mezontla. Core lexical features ... More


All about All in (Some) Salish Languages

Henry Davis

in Strategies of Quantification

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199692439
eISBN:
9780191744891
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199692439.003.0011
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

In the history of work on cross‐linguistic variation in quantification, Salish languages have played a special role. This is largely due to the programmatic work of Eloise Jelinek (see in particular ... More


The Essence of a Category: Lessons from the Subjunctive

Martina Wiltschko

in Mood, Aspect, Modality Revisited: New Answers to Old Questions

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226363523
eISBN:
9780226363660
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226363660.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics

This chapter emphasizes the diversity in the licensing environments of the subjunctive and concludes that the subjunctive is not a natural class in terms of one modality, or one type of subjunctive ... More


Pacific Northwest Coast

Peter Jordan

in Technology as Human Social Tradition: Cultural Transmission among Hunter-Gatherers

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780520276925
eISBN:
9780520958333
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520276925.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the extent of cultural coherence and deeper historical congruence in the material-culture traditions of Coast Salish communities on the Pacific northwest coast. Macroscale ... More


Applying Modes of Production Analysis to Non-State, or Anarchic, Societies: Shifting from Historical Epochs to Seasonal Microscale

Bill Angelbeck

in Modes of Production and Archaeology

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780813054308
eISBN:
9780813053035
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813054308.003.0003
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

The concept of modes of production has been a constructive way to analyze state societies in archaeological history. Yet the utility for archaeologists working with non-state, or anarchic societies, ... More


Borders of Salt and Rock

Benjamin Hoy

in A Line of Blood and Dirt: Creating the Canada-United States Border across Indigenous Lands

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780197528693
eISBN:
9780197528723
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197528693.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

On the Pacific Coast, the transition from boundary survey to day-to-day control took half a century. Canadian and American dependence on Indigenous labor limited the restrictions they could ... More


North America III: West of the Rockies

Peter Mitchell

in Horse Nations: The Worldwide Impact of the Horse on Indigenous Societies Post-1492

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198703839
eISBN:
9780191916762
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198703839.003.0011
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter looks at three more regions of North America: the Columbia Plateau and adjacent areas of the Pacific Northwest Coast; the Great Basin; and California. It also focuses on three main ... More


Targeted Construction Storyboards in Semantic Fieldwork

Strang Burton and Lisa Matthewson

in Methodologies in Semantic Fieldwork

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780190212339
eISBN:
9780190212353
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190212339.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Theoretical Linguistics

This chapter describes, illustrates, and advocates for the targeted construction storyboard methodology for semantic fieldwork. Storyboards are pictorial representations of stories, which consultants ... More


Introduction

Jason M. Colby

in Orca: How We Came to Know and Love the Ocean's Greatest Predator

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190673093
eISBN:
9780197559789
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190673093.003.0004
Subject:
Environmental Science, Conservation of the Environment

As a boy, I saw my dad cry on only three occasions. One was his father’s funeral. The other two involved dead orcas. In the 1970s, he worked as curator of Sealand of the Pacific, a small oceanarium ... More


“The Most Terrible Jaws Afloat”

Jason M. Colby

in Orca: How We Came to Know and Love the Ocean's Greatest Predator

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190673093
eISBN:
9780197559789
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190673093.003.0005
Subject:
Environmental Science, Conservation of the Environment

Gaius plinius secundus had witnessed a lot of violence in his life—war in Germania, Sicilian raids, Nero’s reign of terror—but killer whales really seemed to scare him. Known to history as Pliny the ... More


The Old Northwest

Jason M. Colby

in Orca: How We Came to Know and Love the Ocean's Greatest Predator

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190673093
eISBN:
9780197559789
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190673093.003.0006
Subject:
Environmental Science, Conservation of the Environment

On the morning of Monday, October 12, 1931, early risers in northern Portland noticed a strange creature with smooth black skin in Columbia Slough, right next to the Jantzen Beach Amusement Park. ... More


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