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The Resource A death in the rainforest : how a language and a way of life came to an end in Papua New Guinea, Don Kulick

A death in the rainforest : how a language and a way of life came to an end in Papua New Guinea, Don Kulick

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A death in the rainforest : how a language and a way of life came to an end in Papua New Guinea
Title
A death in the rainforest
Title remainder
how a language and a way of life came to an end in Papua New Guinea
Statement of responsibility
Don Kulick
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A renowned linguistic anthropologist recounts how while studying the dying language of Papua New Guinea he discovered the daily realities of its dwindling villagers, from how they raise children and worship to how they settle disputes and handle death
Tone
Writing style
Biography type
contains biographical information
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10781948
Cataloging source
DLC
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Kulick, Don
Dewey number
305.8009957/5
Index
no index present
LC call number
GN671.N5
LC item number
K845 2019
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Ethnology
  • Language and culture
  • Taiap language
  • Linguistic change
  • Social change
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
how a language and a way of life came to an end in Papua New Guinea
Label
A death in the rainforest : how a language and a way of life came to an end in Papua New Guinea, Don Kulick
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The air we breathe -- A village in the swamp -- First catch your teacher -- Moses's plan -- The burden of giving -- Dining in Gapun -- "I'm getting out of here" -- Over the rainbow -- The poetics of swearing -- Matters of the liver -- Young people's Tayap -- Living dangerously -- Who killed Monei? -- Luke writes a letter -- Going to hell -- What actually dies when a language dies? -- The end
Control code
2018047044
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xii, 274 pages
Isbn
9781616209049
Lccn
2018047044
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1041879951
Label
A death in the rainforest : how a language and a way of life came to an end in Papua New Guinea, Don Kulick
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The air we breathe -- A village in the swamp -- First catch your teacher -- Moses's plan -- The burden of giving -- Dining in Gapun -- "I'm getting out of here" -- Over the rainbow -- The poetics of swearing -- Matters of the liver -- Young people's Tayap -- Living dangerously -- Who killed Monei? -- Luke writes a letter -- Going to hell -- What actually dies when a language dies? -- The end
Control code
2018047044
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xii, 274 pages
Isbn
9781616209049
Lccn
2018047044
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1041879951

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