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Patterns of dispersal and diversification in South America

Pieter Muysken and Mily Crevels

in Language Dispersal, Diversification, and Contact

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780198723813
eISBN:
9780191791154
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198723813.003.0015
Subject:
Linguistics, Language Families, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter presents some of the main issues relating to language diversification in South America. How to explain the large number of genealogical units (107–118) in the continent, in view of its ... More


Never the Twain: Life Writing’s Geographical Contexts

Maureen Perkins

in Locating Life Stories: Beyond East-West Binaries in (Auto)Biographical Studies

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824837303
eISBN:
9780824871543
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824837303.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter asserts that even though Rudyard Kipling's claim that “East is East and West is West and never the twain shall meet” no longer holds true today due to globalization, the East–West split ... More


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