Edward Sapir – Appraisals of his life and work

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To commemorate the 100th anniversary of the birth of Edward Sapir (1884–1939), this volume brings together a number of papers by distinguished North American scholars appraising the life and work of the world-renowned anthropologist and linguist.

It includes an introduction by the editor, a full bibliography of Sapir's scientific writings, a detailed index of names, and many photographs and fac similes. Among the contributors are: Ruth Benedict, Leonard Bloomfield, Franz Boas, Joseph Greenberg, Mary Haas, Zellig Harris, A.L. Kroeber, Robert H. Lowie, David Mandelbaum, Morris Swadesh, and C.F. Voegelin.

[Studies in the History of the Language Sciences, 36] 1984.  xxviii, 224 pp.
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Darnell, Regna
1991. On the occasion of Silversteinian Musings on the State of Sapiriana. Historiographia Linguistica 18:2-3  pp. 419 ff. DOI logo
Foster, Michael K.
1991.  Regna Darnell. Edward Sapir: Linguist, Anthropologist, Humanist. Berkeley: University of California Press. 1990. Pp. xix + 480. U.S.$29.95 (hardcover).. Canadian Journal of Linguistics/Revue canadienne de linguistique 36:2  pp. 177 ff. DOI logo
Koerner, E. F. Konrad
1992. The Sapir‐Whorf Hypothesis: A Preliminary History and a Bibliographical Essay. Journal of Linguistic Anthropology 2:2  pp. 173 ff. DOI logo
Koerner, E.F.K.
2001. In Memoriam: William G. Cowan (1929–2001). Canadian Journal of Linguistics/Revue canadienne de linguistique 46:3-4  pp. 291 ff. DOI logo
Koerner, E. F. K.
2008.  The Collected Works of Edward Sapir. Vol. I: General Linguistics. Edited by Pierre Swiggers. Historiographia Linguistica 35:3  pp. 468 ff. DOI logo
Koerner, E. F. Konrad
1990. Wilhelm Von Humboldt and North American Ethnolinguistics. Historiographia Linguistica 17:1-2  pp. 111 ff. DOI logo
Lähteenmäki, Mika
2014. The Soviet reception of Edward Sapir’s linguistic ideas from the 1920s to the 1950s. Russian Linguistics 38:1  pp. 47 ff. DOI logo
1990. Diamond Jenness and the National Museum of Canada: 1930–1947. Curator: The Museum Journal 33:4  pp. 245 ff. DOI logo
Stanlaw, James
2020. Sapir, Edward. In The International Encyclopedia of Linguistic Anthropology,  pp. 1 ff. DOI logo
Vermeulen, Jeroen
2000. Edward Sapir. In Handbook of Pragmatics,  pp. 1 ff. DOI logo
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2020. Chapter 7. Edward Sapir. In Last Papers in Linguistic Historiography [Studies in the History of the Language Sciences, 128],  pp. 164 ff. DOI logo

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CF: Linguistics

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LAN009000: LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Linguistics / General
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