A Rack of Reviews
A Rack of Reviews
A Rack of Reviews

Last updated on 2017-10-25

About the Book

A Rack of Reviews summarizes the author's studies over a number of years in a variety of academic categories. There are eviews on linguistics, anthropology, translation, explorations (particularly of PNG), missions, orality (with an additional annotated bibliography on the subject), philosophy, theology, American culture and some biographies and essays as well.

About the Author

Karl Franklin
Karl J. Franklin

Karl Franklin is a Senior Faculty member of the Graduate Institute of Linguistics and an International Anthropology Consultant for SIL Intenational. He and his wife Joice worked in Papua New Guinea for 32 years among the Kewa people. He received his M.A. from Cornell University and his Ph.D. from the Australian National University. His many publications can be found by visiting the SIL International website at http://www.sil.org/biography/karl-franklin.

About the Publisher

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