This text is a detailed review of the native languages of the American continent. It details every fact you could ever imagine and is the best text on the subject. The authors John Powell, and Frank Boes, the first famous anthropologist, present an incredible trail from the earliest languages of the continent. Starting from the beginning each culture is examined and the language is broken down in simple to understand format. The book is of incredible historical value and an awesome teaching aide. No stone is left unturned and everything is covered in detail. The grammatical principles detailed are and education in itself.
It details cultures and their origins and also their forms of communication. The text extends to pre-Colombian Native American tribes. It discusses the geographical concerns and also the population if each tribe. And each tribe is covered in detail. Pronunciations and any other detail you can imagine are documented by the author. If you are curious as to the development of linguistics on the continent or just a history and society buff, this book is an educational journey. The authors created it in the late 1800’s when the information was fresh and accountable. The book is a great learning tool for anyone curious about languages and cultures.