- Hardcover: 448 pages
- Publisher: Oxford University Press; 1 edition (January 25, 2010)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 4431702350
- ISBN-13: 978-0199544547
- ASIN: 0199544549
- Product Dimensions: 9.8 x 1.1 x 6.9 inches
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Endangered Languages of Austronesia 1st Edition
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... a substantial contribution to the field of language documentation and language endangerment ... of wide interest not just to specialists in Austronesian languages, and to those concerned with language documentation and langugage endangerment worldwide. It will prove invaluable and thought-provoking to sociolinguistics across all language families. * Darrell Tryon, Studies in Language Vol. 35:2 *
About the Author
Margaret Florey is an experienced field linguist with endangered languages in eastern Indonesia. She is actively involved in advocacy and international capacity building activities with members of Indigenous communities. Her research interests include the minority languages of the Austronesian and Australian language families, language endangerment, language documentation, and ethnobiology. She has published extensively on the endangered languages of the Austronesian region. Margaret is a consultant linguist with Terralingua and serves on its Board of Governors, is a co-founder of the Resource Network for Linguistic Diversity, and chairs the steering committee for the International Conference on Austronesian Linguistics. Margaret has also contributed as an international expert at the UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage Section Experts' Meetings on the Convention on Intangible Cultural Heritage.