Language and History

The next two upcoming issues of Language and History contain papers about the history of work on Aboriginal languages.

Contents

 

Editorial
        William B. McGregor

 

Articles

 

Waiting for Biraban: Lancelot Threlkeld and the ‘Chibcha phenomenon’ in Australian missionary linguistics
        Jim Wafer & Hilary M. Carey

George Augustus Robinson and the documentation of languages of south-eastern New South Wales

        Harold Koch

On the margins of Pacific Linguistics: P.A. Lanyon-Orgill

        Ross Clark

 

Two further papers were to have appeared in this issue, but for logistic reasons have been held off until the next issue, 55/1:

 

Daisy Bates’ documentations of Kimberley languages
        William B. McGregor

Gaps, transitions, adjoining, embedding: Kenneth Hale on the reanalysis and grammaticalization of the relative clause

        Sylvia Anne Mackie
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