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“Except in the case of Andrade”: Manuel J. Andrade’s Quileute (1933) on the questions of “drift” and “function”

Perry Wong University of Chicago While currently nearly unknown, Manuel J. Andrade (1885-1941)[1] is one of the central figures in the history of linguistics in the United States. He was a student of Boas at Columbia and an early methodological

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La historiografĂ­a mexicana en el contexto de los estudios lingĂĽĂ­sticos actuales

Ana Balderas GarcĂ­a Universidad Nacional AutĂłnoma de MĂ©xico El quehacer lingĂĽĂ­stico en MĂ©xico se remonta al encuentro entre culturas que se dio en el siglo XVI. La imperiosa necesidad de convertir a los nativos al cristianismo, llevando el desconocimiento de

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Emile Benveniste et les langues amĂ©rindiennes.

ChloĂ© Laplantine Laboratoire d’Histoire des ThĂ©ories Linguistiques CNRS-UniversitĂ© Paris Diderot Les langues amĂ©rindiennes ont une place critique dans la linguistique d’Emile Benveniste (1902-1976). A deux reprises dans les Problèmes de linguistique gĂ©nĂ©rale, il explique l’importance pour l’histoire de la linguistique

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