Skip navigation
Skip navigation

Proto Oceanic and the Austronesian languages of Western Melanesia

Ross, Malcolm David


The main objective of this work is to elucidate the higher-order genetic relationships of the Austronesian languages of western Melanesia within the framework of Dempwolff's 'Oceanic hypothesis". The west Melanesian Oceanic languages investigated here consist of all the Austronesian languages of Papua New Guinea and of the Solomon Islands as far east as Santa Ysabel. Chapter 1 deals with matters of presentation and then offers a model of language diversification and a methodology as a...[Show more]

CollectionsOpen Access Theses
Date published: 1986
Type: Thesis (PhD)
DOI: 10.25911/5d7238fee9e52


File Description SizeFormat Image
b15839631_Ross, Malcolm.pdf318.66 MBAdobe PDFThumbnail

Items in Open Research are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.

Updated:  19 May 2020/ Responsible Officer:  University Librarian/ Page Contact:  Library Systems & Web Coordinator