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Animacy in Blackfoot: Implications for Event Structure and Clause Structure

Elizabeth Ritter and Sara Thomas Rosen

in Lexical Semantics, Syntax, and Event Structure

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199544325
eISBN:
9780191720536
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199544325.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics

Alternations between ‘transitive’ and ‘intransitive’ verbs in Blackfoot signal neither an aspectual shift nor the addition or suppression of internal arguments. Rather, ‘transitive’ morphology ... More


Count and Mass Across Languages

Diane Massam (ed.)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199654277
eISBN:
9780191746048
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199654277.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Syntax and Morphology

This volume explores the expression of the concepts count and mass in human language and probes the complex relation between seemingly incontrovertible aspects of meaning and their varied grammatical ... More


The Female Sound Collector and Her Talking Machine

Roshanak Kheshti

in Modernity'S Ear: Listening to Race and Gender in World Music

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781479867011
eISBN:
9781479861125
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479867011.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter explores the important biopolitical role that listening to the sounds of the other has played in the twentieth and early twenty-first world music culture industry (WMCI), in both its ... 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


Decomposing the mass/count distinction: Evidence from languages that lack it *

Martina Wiltschko

in Count and Mass Across Languages

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199654277
eISBN:
9780191746048
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199654277.003.0009
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter establishes that not all languages have a grammaticized mass/count distinction and consequently we have to distinguish between ontological properties associated with nouns and ... More


North America: The World Wolf Made

Raymond Pierotti and Brandy R. Fogg

in The First Domestication: How Wolves and Humans Coevolved

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780300226164
eISBN:
9780300231670
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300226164.003.0008
Subject:
Environmental Science, Nature

This chapter explores the historical relationship between Indigenous Americans and wolves illustrated through the stories of Indigenous peoples of North America, especially on the Great Plains and ... More


Human–Grizzly Bear Coexistence in the Blackfoot River Watershed, Montana: Getting Ahead of the Conflict Curve

Seth M. Wilson, Gregory A. Neudecker, and James J. Jonkel

in Large Carnivore Conservation: Integrating Science and Policy in the North American West

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226107400
eISBN:
9780226107547
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226107547.003.0006
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This chapter describes how a rural agricultural community in the Blackfoot River watershed in Montana used collaborative decision making to reduce conflicts with grizzly bears. Through effective ... More


The Problem with No-Nonsense Elicitation Plans (for Semantic Fieldwork)

Meagan Louie

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/9780190212339.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Theoretical Linguistics

This chapter contrasts two methods of creating an elicitation plan. The no-nonsense method results in an elicitation plan in which the consultant is systematically presented with context-utterance ... More


Continuing Writings on Stone

Camina Weasel Moccasin

in Archaeologies of Listening

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780813056241
eISBN:
9780813058054
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056241.003.0003
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter explores the concept of contemporary rock-art making as a form of repatriation. According to Blackfoot culture the making of rock art is considered a sacred act that involves ... More


A Lineage of Listening

Alice B. Kehoe

in Archaeologies of Listening

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780813056241
eISBN:
9780813058054
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056241.003.0012
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Outside the mainstream of North American archaeology and academic anthropology, a few of Franz Boas’s students listened humbly to Indian people in their communities, instead of sitting in hotel rooms ... More


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