Item 02c - Papers regarding Pacific linguistics, Reel 2, pp.325-481

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Papers regarding Pacific linguistics, Reel 2, pp.325-481


  • 1897-1938 (Creation)

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Papers regarding Pacific linguistics, Reel 2, pp.325-481. Papers compiled by linguist Otto Dempwolff (1871-1938). Unless otherwise stated items are hand written in pencil in the old German (‘Stütterlin’) system of writing on A4 paper. Includes part of Reel 2, 'Capsule IV': Examples of poetry (from all AN areas), ~60pp.; Mythology of an Oceanic people, winter 1923/24, ~20pp.; 'World views of primitive peoples as reflected in their languages'; and 'On so-called special (i.e. secret) languages', ~25pp.

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