By Roger Blench, Matthew Spriggs

ISBN-10: 020320879X

ISBN-13: 9780203208793

ISBN-10: 0415117860

ISBN-13: 9780415117869

This quantity is the ultimate a part of a four-part survey of leading edge effects rising from the fusion of archaeology and ancient linguistics. Archaeology and Language IV examines numerous urgent concerns relating to linguistic and cultural swap. It offers a not easy number of case stories which exhibit how international styles of language distribution and alter could be interwoven to provide a wealthy historic narrative, and gasoline a thorough rethinking of the traditional discourse of linguistics inside archaeology.

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Zohar, M. 1992. Pastoralism and the spread of the Semitic languages. Khazanov (eds), 165–180. Madison: Prehistory Press. Introduction ROGER BLENCH AND MATTHEW SPRIGGS Volumes I and II of this sequence have dealt with the theory of relating archaeology and language in terms of ‘broad-brush’ correlation, exploring the connections over time and space between regional archaeology and language distribution across large areas of Oceania, Africa or central Asia. Volume III dealt more directly with the concrete linkages between material culture, texts and linguistic and archaeological sequencing.

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