Books (was:Re: What features do P-I-E languages have in common?)
|From:||Ian Spackman <ianspackman@...>|
|Date:||Thursday, July 17, 2003, 18:56|
At 19:05 17/07/03, Jesse S. Bangs <jaspax@...> wrote:
>I have read that book, though I didn't recall the llama discussion. IMHO,
>_Guns, Germs and Steel_ does for conculturing what _Describing
>Morphosyntax_ does for conlanging--it's an indispensible source of
>explanations and ideas.
Clearly I'll have to get both. At least once I have some money again, if
ever I do. :/
Could you provide references?
And while I'm at it, I've been meaning to ask: what other books, if any,
are very useful to conlanging? (or, indeed, conculturing!)