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Title A death in the rainforest : how a language and a way of life came to an end in Papua New Guinea / Don Kulick.
Author Kulick, Don, author.
Publication Chapel Hill, North Carolina : Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 2019.
Edition First edition.
Description xii, 274 pages ; 22 cm
Call # 305.8009 K
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents The air we breathe -- A village in the swamp -- First catch your teacher -- Moses's plan -- The burden of giving -- Dining in Gapun -- "I'm getting out of here" -- Over the rainbow -- The poetics of swearing -- Matters of the liver -- Young people's Tayap -- Living dangerously -- Who killed Monei? -- Luke writes a letter -- Going to hell -- What actually dies when a language dies? -- The end.
Subject Ethnology -- Papua New Guinea -- Gapun.
Language and culture -- Papua New Guinea -- Gapun.
Taiap language.
Linguistic change -- Papua New Guinea -- Gapun.
Social change -- Papua New Guinea -- Gapun.
ISBN 9781616209049 :
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