Handbook of North American Indians, V. 17, Languages

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Smithsonian Institution, 1978 - History - 957 pages
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This volume is part of the Smithsonian Institution’s Handbook of North American Indians series, the ultimate resource for Native American history across various regions of North America. The set is intended to give an encyclopedic summary of what is know about the prehistory, history, and cultures of the aboriginal peoples of North America north of the urban civilizations of central Mexico.

Volume 17 provides a basic reference work on the Native languages of North America, their characteristics and uses, their historical relationships, and the history of research on these languages. Contains copyrighted material.

10th volume to be published in a 20 volume set. William C. Sturtevant, general editor. Ives Goddard is the editor of this volume. Item 0909-D-01.

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