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Books by Alumni: Linguistics

image: Class Notes headlineJames P. Allen, PhD'81, Middle Egyptian: An Introduction to the Language and Culture of Hieroglyphs (Cambridge University Press). Allen's book describes the classical language of Egypt in 26 lessons, accompanied by essays on the chief aspects of ancient Egyptian culture.

Donald L. Dyer, AM'82, PhD'90, The Romanian Dialect of Moldova: A Study in Language and Politics (Edwin Mellen Press). Dyer examines the history of Soviet language policy in Moldova, where Soviet linguists attempted to create an independent literary language called "Moldavian." He focuses on the dialectal features of Moldovan Romanian and the relationship between the Romanian of Moldova and other regional languages.

 

 

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