Why Language Documentation Matters /

This book offers the latest insights on language documentation, a reborn, refashioned, and reenergized subfield of linguistics motivated by the urgent task of creating a record of the world's fast disappearing languages. Language documentation provides data to challenge and improve existing lin...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Chelliah, Shobhana L. (Author)
Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Format: eBook
Published: Cham : Springer International Publishing : Imprint: Springer, 2021.
Edition:1st ed. 2021.
Series:SpringerBriefs in Linguistics,
Online Access:Connect to the full text of this electronic book
Table of Contents:
  • Chapter 1. Introduction
  • Chapter 2. Languages Heal
  • Chapter 3. Languages Inform
  • Chapter 4. Reasons for Endangerment
  • Chapter 5. Supporting Linguistic Vitality
  • Chapter 6. Methods in Language Documentation and Description
  • Chapter 7. Linguistic Fieldwork Contributing to Documentation
  • Chapter 8. Impact of Language Documentation.