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Leo Pasifika: Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Oceanic Linguistics (review)

Leo Pasifika: Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Oceanic Linguistics (review) Steven Roger Fischer and Wolfgang B. Sperlich, eds. 2000. Leo Pasi²ka: Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Oceanic Linguistics. Auckland: The Institute of Polynesian Languages and Literatures. xii + 392 pp. Paper. Price $NZ 55.00 ($US 28.00). The ²rst three conferences in this series having been held in Vanuatu, Fiji, and New Zealand, the fourth convened in the tiny self-governing territory of Niue. (The ²fth was held in Australia in January of this year--2002.) Oceanic Linguistics, Volume 41, no. 1 (June 2002) © by University of Hawai`i Press. All rights reserved. book reviews Following a preface by the ²rst editor, a foreword by the second (who was also the convenor of the conference), and a welcome address in Niuean by Atapana Siakimotu (Niue Consul-General in New Zealand), the volume consists of Andrew Pawley's keynote address followed by twenty-²ve other papers arranged alphabetically by author's surname. The papers fall into the following categories: comparative-historical linguistics, eight papers; descriptive studies on Oceanic languages (discourse, syntax, phonology, language and culture, etc.), ten papers; language survival/revival and the status of Oceanic languages, ²ve papers; pidgins/creoles, two papers; and other (pottery), one paper. Perhaps as a result of the location of the http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Oceanic Linguistics University of Hawai'I Press

Leo Pasifika: Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Oceanic Linguistics (review)

Oceanic Linguistics , Volume 41 (1) – Jun 1, 2002

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Steven Roger Fischer and Wolfgang B. Sperlich, eds. 2000. Leo Pasi²ka: Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Oceanic Linguistics. Auckland: The Institute of Polynesian Languages and Literatures. xii + 392 pp. Paper. Price $NZ 55.00 ($US 28.00). The ²rst three conferences in this series having been held in Vanuatu, Fiji, and New Zealand, the fourth convened in the tiny self-governing territory of Niue. (The ²fth was held in Australia in January of this year--2002.) Oceanic Linguistics, Volume 41, no. 1 (June 2002) © by University of Hawai`i Press. All rights reserved. book reviews Following a preface by the ²rst editor, a foreword by the second (who was also the convenor of the conference), and a welcome address in Niuean by Atapana Siakimotu (Niue Consul-General in New Zealand), the volume consists of Andrew Pawley's keynote address followed by twenty-²ve other papers arranged alphabetically by author's surname. The papers fall into the following categories: comparative-historical linguistics, eight papers; descriptive studies on Oceanic languages (discourse, syntax, phonology, language and culture, etc.), ten papers; language survival/revival and the status of Oceanic languages, ²ve papers; pidgins/creoles, two papers; and other (pottery), one paper. Perhaps as a result of the location of the

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Oceanic LinguisticsUniversity of Hawai'I Press

Published: Jun 1, 2002

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