The Oxford Introduction to Proto-Indo-European and the Proto-Indo-European World (Oxford Linguistics)

The Oxford Introduction to Proto-Indo-European and the Proto-Indo-European World (Oxford Linguistics)

J. P. Mallory


This ebook introduces Proto-Indo-European, describes the way it used to be reconstructed from its descendant languages, and indicates what it unearths concerning the those who spoke it among 5,500 and 8,000 years in the past. utilizing comparable facts from archaeology and typical heritage the authors discover the lives, strategies, passions, tradition, society, financial system, historical past, and atmosphere of the Proto-Indo-Europeans. They contain chapters on fauna, vegetation, family members and kinship, garments and textiles, foods and drinks, area and time, feelings, mythology, and faith, and describe the hunt to find the Proto-Indo-European homeland.

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