Words of the Huron John L Steckley

ISBN: 9781299313330

Published: May 10th 2014

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278 pages


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Words of the Huron  by  John L Steckley

Words of the Huron by John L Steckley
May 10th 2014 | ebook | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, AUDIO, mp3, RTF | 278 pages | ISBN: 9781299313330 | 8.75 Mb

Words of the Huron is an investigation into seventeenth-century Huron culture through a kind of linguistic archaeology of a language that died midway through the twentieth century. John L. Steckley explores a range of topics, including: theMoreWords of the Huron is an investigation into seventeenth-century Huron culture through a kind of linguistic archaeology of a language that died midway through the twentieth century. John L. Steckley explores a range of topics, including: the construction of longhouses and wooden armour- the use of words for trees in village names- the social anthropological standards of kinship terms and clans- Huron conceptualizing of European-borne disease- the spirit realm of orenda- Huron nations and kinship groups- relationship to the environment- material culture- and the relationship between the French missionaries and settlers and the Huron people.

Steckleys source material includes the first dictionary of any Aboriginal language, Recollect Brother Gabriel Sagards Huron phrasebook, published in 1632, and the sophisticated Jesuit missionary study of the language from the 1620s to the 1740s, beginning with the work of Father Jean de Brebeuf. The only book of its kind, Words of the Huron will spark discussion among scholars, students, and anyone interested in North American archaeology, Native studies, cultural anthropology, and seventeenth-century North American history.



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