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RO-11769-73

Jeffrey Gruber
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Cambridge, MA 02139-4307)

Bushman Languages of the Kalahari

The Bushmen, a unique and vanishing people, are speakers of the so-called "click languages," studies of which, though crucial if knowledge of them is not to be lost forever, have been limited in the past to comparative and classificatory sketches of little depth. To accomplish in-depth scientific retrieval of this rapidly disappearing and extraordinary linguistic material.

Project fields:
Linguistics

Program:
Basic Research

Division:
Research Programs

Total amounts:
$15,620 (approved)
$15,620 (awarded)

Grant period:
1/1/1973 – 12/31/1974