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FYI: Significant Honour for R M W Dixon


Author: Alexandra Aikhenvald

Linguistic Field(s): Discipline of Linguistics

FYI Body: DIXON'S 2002 MONOGRAPH 'AUSTRALIAN LANGUAGES: THEIR NATURE AND DEVELOPMENT'
HAS JUST BEEN REISSUEDIN PAPERBACK AND WAS CHOSEN BY CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY
PRESS AS THE 10,000TH TITLE IN THEIR DIGITALPAPERBACK PROGRAMME THROUGH
THE LIGHTNING SOURCE COMPANY. AT THE FRANKFURT BOOK FAIR, THE LIGHTNING
SOURCE CEO PRESENTED DIXON (IN ABSENTIA) WITH AN ELEGANT GLASS PLAQUE
COMMEMORATING THIS.