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Title: Guthrie, Malcolm (1903-1972)
Author: Sean C. O'Rourke
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Homepage: http://www.yale.edu/linguist/students/orourke.html
Linguistic Field: History of Linguistics
Abstract: This article is a short biography of Malcolm Guthrie, best known for his extensive research on the comparative linguistics of the Bantu languages of sub-Saharan Africa. His classification of the Bantu languages is still widely used today.
Type: Individual Paper
Status: Completed
Venue: Encyclopedia of Language and Linguistics, 2nd ed.
Publication Info: Keith Brown (ed.). Oxford: Elsevier. 179-181 (vol. 5/14)


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