International Journal of Human Diversity and Evolution
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'Douaud PC, 1983: Early Speakers in the New World. Anthropologie (Brno) 21, 2: 169-180'.
The Amerindian languages are noted for their exceptional diversity and the difficulties one faces when attempting to elicit their origins and effect a classification. This paper places American Indian linguistics within the broader context of the study of early man in the New World; several theories of origins and population movements are put forward in an effort to demonstrate that a multidisciplinary approach combining the techniques of archeology, linguistics, and physical anthropology is indispensable for the serious study of any aspect od American prehistory.
Amerindian - Mongoloid - Historical linguistics - Glottochronology - Population movements

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