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The Voices of Eden: A History of Hawaiian Language Studies

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How did outsiders first become aware of the Hawaiian language? How were they and Hawaiians able to understand each other? How was Hawaiian recorded and analyzed in the early decades after European contact Albert J. Schutz provides illuminating answers to these and other questions about Hawaii's postcontact linguistic past. The result is a highly readable and accessible account of Hawaiian history from a language-centered point of view. The author also provides readers with an exhaustive analysis and critique of nearly every ...

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The Voices of Eden: A History of Hawaiian Language Studies
1995, University of Hawaii Press, Honolulu

ISBN-13: 9780824816377

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