Language/Linguistics

The Origins of Language

What Nonhuman Primates Can Tell Us
Edited by Barbara J. King

In The Origins of Language, ten primatologists and paleoanthropologists conduct a comprehensive examination of the nonhuman primate data, discussing different views of what language is and suggesting how the primatological perspective can be used to fashion more rigorous theories of language origins and evolution.

The Navajo Verb

A Grammar for Students and Scholars
By Leonard Faltz

The verb is the most important and the most complex part of Navajo grammar. For the first time, students and scholars interested in the Navajo language have a book that presents the verb system in a step-by-step and thorough fashion. By providing easy-to-follow descriptions with abundant examples, this book unravels the complexity of Navajo and reveals its expressiveness.

Wisdom Sits in Places

Landscape and Language Among the Western Apache
By Keith H. Basso

Explores the connections of place, language, wisdom, and morality among the Western Apache.

The Navajo Language

A Grammar and Colloquial Dictionary
Revised Edition
By Robert W. YoungWilliam Morgan

This definitive dictionary and linguistic resource by Robert Young is once again available.

¿Qué Pasó?

An English-Spanish Guide for Medical Personnel
Fourth Edition, Revised and Expanded
By Martin KantrowitzAntonio MondragónWilliam Lord Coleman

Designed to facilitate communication between Spanish-speaking patients and English-speaking medical personnel; includes pediatric workups.

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