The Uralic Language Family: Facts, Myths and Statistics
June 2002, Wiley-Blackwell
List of Tables.
List of Figures.
Abbreviations of Mjor Journals and Dictionaries.
Transcription and References.
2. The Historical Foundation of the Uralic Paradigm.
3. Modern Interpretations of the Uralic Paradigm.
4. Reconstructing the Sound Structure and Lexicon of the Uralic Family tree.
5. False Matches or Genuine Linguistic Correlations?.
6. Borrowed or Inherited?.
7.The Antiquity of Proto-Uralic.
9. Completing the Picture: Proper Names, Archaeology and Genetics.
10. Summary and Conclusion.
- Essential for specialists in Uralic studies, because it calls into question the entire field of study
- Of interest to specialists in Altaic studies, because of its intimate connection to Uralic studies
- Contributes to the issue of methodology in historical linguistics
- Of interest to historians and lay people interested in their roots in Finland, Estonia and Hungary
- Accessible, and of interest, to students studying general linguistics and Uralic languages