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Sung Tales from the Papua New Guinea Highlands: Studies in Form, Meaning, and Sociocultural Context ed. by Alan Rumsey, Don Niles (review)

Sung Tales from the Papua New Guinea Highlands: Studies in Form, Meaning, and Sociocultural... ANTHROPOLOGICAL LINGUISTICS 54 NO. 2 Language Relations across Bering Strait: Reappraising the Linguistic and Archaeological Evidence. London: Cassel. Harrison, K. David 2007 When Languages Die: The Extinction of the World's Languages and the Erosion of Human Knowledge. Oxford: Oxford University Press. Krejnoviý, E. A. 1969 MedveSij prazdnik u ketov. In Ketskij sbornik: mifologija, etnografija, teksty, edited by V. V. Ivanov, V. N. Toporov, and B. A. Uspenskij, 6--112. Moscow: Nauka. Leer, Jeff 1989 Directional Systems in Athapaskan and Na-Dene. In Athapaskan Linguistics: Current Perspectives on a Language Family, edited by Eung-Do Cook and Keren Rice, 575--622. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter. Pevnov, A. M., and A. Ju. Urmaýieva 2010 Neodinarnaja izopolisemija v nekotoryx jazykax severnoj Azii. FinnischUgrische Mitteilungen 32/33:519--56. Sung Tales from the Papua New Guinea Highlands: Studies in Form, Meaning, and Sociocultural Context. Edited by ALAN RUMSEY and DON NILES. Canberra: ANU E Press, 2011. Pp. xvi + 330. $24.95 (paper). Reviewed by Courtney Handman, Reed College Although the highlands of Papua New Guinea only became the subject of anthropological research in the 1930s, researchers have been thick on the ground ever since and the amount of information on the communities in this region is exceptional. But even http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Anthropological Linguistics University of Nebraska Press

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ANTHROPOLOGICAL LINGUISTICS 54 NO. 2 Language Relations across Bering Strait: Reappraising the Linguistic and Archaeological Evidence. London: Cassel. Harrison, K. David 2007 When Languages Die: The Extinction of the World's Languages and the Erosion of Human Knowledge. Oxford: Oxford University Press. Krejnoviý, E. A. 1969 MedveSij prazdnik u ketov. In Ketskij sbornik: mifologija, etnografija, teksty, edited by V. V. Ivanov, V. N. Toporov, and B. A. Uspenskij, 6--112. Moscow: Nauka. Leer, Jeff 1989 Directional Systems in Athapaskan and Na-Dene. In Athapaskan Linguistics: Current Perspectives on a Language Family, edited by Eung-Do Cook and Keren Rice, 575--622. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter. Pevnov, A. M., and A. Ju. Urmaýieva 2010 Neodinarnaja izopolisemija v nekotoryx jazykax severnoj Azii. FinnischUgrische Mitteilungen 32/33:519--56. Sung Tales from the Papua New Guinea Highlands: Studies in Form, Meaning, and Sociocultural Context. Edited by ALAN RUMSEY and DON NILES. Canberra: ANU E Press, 2011. Pp. xvi + 330. $24.95 (paper). Reviewed by Courtney Handman, Reed College Although the highlands of Papua New Guinea only became the subject of anthropological research in the 1930s, researchers have been thick on the ground ever since and the amount of information on the communities in this region is exceptional. But even

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