Beyond the Austronesian homeland : The austric hypothesis and its implications for archaeology

@article{Blust1996BeyondTA,
  title={Beyond the Austronesian homeland : The austric hypothesis and its implications for archaeology},
  author={R. Blust},
  journal={Transactions of The American Philosophical Society},
  year={1996},
  volume={86},
  pages={117-140}
}
  • R. Blust
  • Published 1996
  • Geology
  • Transactions of The American Philosophical Society
  • TW lhen it comes to questions of distant genetic relationship in linguistics I must confess that I have always come down very decidedly on the side of skepticism. To some extent this orientation may be a prejudice instilled by training, a point made repeatedly by outraged long-rangers such as Harold Fleming (the flamboyant and somewhat self-persecuted editor of Mother Tongue). I was taught as a student that the only reliable basis for demonstrating the common origin of languages is the complete… CONTINUE READING
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