History And The Testimony Of Language

Author: Christopher Ehret
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 0520262042
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This book is about history and the practical power of language to reveal historical change. Christopher Ehret offers a methodological guide to applying language evidence in historical studies.

A History Of African Motherhood

Author: Rhiannon Stephens
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1107244994
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About one hundred texts are available on microfilm,David W. Cohen, ed.,“
Selected Textsof Busoga Traditional History,” (Baltimore ... E.” (PhD diss.,
Northwestern University, 2008), 100–9; Ehret,History and the Testimony of
Language, 119–21.

History Narrative And Testimony In Amitav Ghosh S Fiction

Author: Chitra Sankaran
Publisher: SUNY Press
ISBN: 1438441827
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Piya is an Indian expatriate cetologist brought up in America with practically no
knowledge of Bangla or any other language spoken in India. Kanai is an upper-
middle-class translator who runs his own business in Kolkata and is fluent in ...

The Global Prehistory Of Human Migration

Author: Immanuel Ness
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118970586
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The speakers of the early Khoesan languages can be proposed to have spread
this tradition over large areas of eastern Africa, ... The Archaeological and
Linguistic Reconstruction of African History. ... History and the Testimony of
Language.

A Dictionary Of The English Language

Author: Samuel Johnson
Publisher:
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... in Their Different Significations, by Examples from the Best Writers: Together
with a History of the Language, and an English Grammar Samuel Johnson Henry
John Todd ... of its quiescence, the testimony of sense, is weak and frivolous.

Research Methods For History

Author: Simon Gunn
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
ISBN: 0748654046
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Hence, we 'read' the 'discourse' (language) of space, technology, bodies, images
and, increasingly in history, material ... Oral history and personal testimony more
generally hold a range of methodological issues for historians (see Chapter 7) ...