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21 Northern Europe and Russia: Uralic linguistic history

Prehistory

Part II: Holocene migrations

  1. Václav Blažek

Published Online: 4 FEB 2013

DOI: 10.1002/9781444351071.wbeghm821

The Encyclopedia of Global Human Migration

The Encyclopedia of Global Human Migration

How to Cite

Blažek, V. 2013. 21 Northern Europe and Russia: Uralic linguistic history. The Encyclopedia of Global Human Migration. .

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 4 FEB 2013

Abstract

The author presents the linguistic history of the Uralic language family, comprising mainly hunter-gatherer populations on the northern fringes of Europe and western Siberia. The family also includes Finnish and Hungarian, both national languages today.

Keywords:

  • linguistics;
  • Asia;
  • Holocene;
  • Europe, Uralic