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Dialectology as dialectic [electronic resource] : interpreting Phula variation / by Jamin R. Pelkey.

By: Pelkey, Jamin R, 1974-.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Trends in linguisticsStudies and monographs: 229.Publisher: Berlin ; New York : De Gruyter Mouton, c2011Description: 1 online resource (xxxiv, 498 p.) : ill., maps.ISBN: 9783110245851 (electronic bk.); 311024585X (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Yi language -- Dialectology | Yi language -- Phonology | Yi (Chinese people) -- Languages | Yi (Chinese people) -- Ethnic identity | Anthropological linguistics -- China -- Yunnan Sheng | Anthropological linguistics -- Vietnam | FOREIGN LANGUAGE STUDY / Southeast Asian LanguagesGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Dialectology as dialectic.DDC classification: 495 Online resources: EBSCOhost Summary: Undertaking a broadscale experiment in theory and praxis, this book demonstrates grounds for insisting on a more integrational approach to dialectology while simultaneously demonstrating grounds for defining the hidden Phula languages of the Sino-Vietnam borderlands. The modern languages and their ancestral lineage are defined dialectically, through dynamic syntheses of correlative perspectives.
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Revision of author's (doctoral) thesis--LaTrobe University, Australia, 2008.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

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Undertaking a broadscale experiment in theory and praxis, this book demonstrates grounds for insisting on a more integrational approach to dialectology while simultaneously demonstrating grounds for defining the hidden Phula languages of the Sino-Vietnam borderlands. The modern languages and their ancestral lineage are defined dialectically, through dynamic syntheses of correlative perspectives.

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