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Atlas of the world's languages in danger

Author: Christopher Moseley; Alexandre Nicolas; Unesco.
Publisher: Paris : Unesco Pub., 2010.
Series: Memory of peoples.
Edition/Format:   Map : Atlas : International government publication : English : 3rd ed., entirely rev., enl. and updatedView all editions and formats
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"Languages are not only tools of communication, they also reflect a view of the world. Languages are vehicles of value systems and cultural expressions and are an essential component of the living heritage of humanity. Yet, many of them are in danger of disappearing. UNESCO's Atlas of the World's Languages in Danger tries to raise awareness on language endangerment. This third edition has been completely revies and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Atlases
Maps
Material Type: Atlas, Government publication, International government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Map, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher Moseley; Alexandre Nicolas; Unesco.
ISBN: 9789231040955 9231040952
OCLC Number: 700033666
Notes: Rev. ed. of: Atlas of the world's languages in danger of disappearing / editor, Stephen A. Wurm ; cartographer, Ian Heyward.
Maps and text published separately and bound in 1 volume.
Description: 1 atlas (154, 62 p.) : 29 col. maps ; 20 x 29 cm. + 1 map (86 x 119 cm. folded to 29 x 18 cm.)
Cartographic Mathematical Data: Scales differ.
Contents: Introduction / Christopher Moseley --
Cartographic representation of the world's endangered languages / Christopher Moseley --
Sub-Saharan Africa / Matthias Brenzinger and Herman Batibo --
North Africa and the Middle East / Salem Mezhoud and Yamina El Kirat El Allame --
Europe and the Caucasus / Tapani Salminen --
Western and Central Asia / Hakim Elnazarov --
North-east Asia / Juha Janhunen --
India and the Himalayan chain / Stuart Blackburn and Jean Robert Opgenort --
South-East Asia, southern China and Talwan (China) / David Bradley --
Greater Pacific area / Darrell T. Tryon --
Australia / Michael Walsh --
South America / Willem Adelaar --
South America : Andean region / Marleen Haboud --
Mexico and Central America / Yolanda Lastra --
United States of America / Chris Rogers, Naomi Palosaari and Lyle Campbell --
Canada and Greenland / Mary Jane Norris.
Series Title: Memory of peoples.
Other Titles: Unesco map of the world's languages in danger
Atlas of the world's languages in danger of disappearing.
Responsibility: editor-in-chief, Christopher Moseley ; cartographer, Alexandre Nicolas.

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"Languages are not only tools of communication, they also reflect a view of the world. Languages are vehicles of value systems and cultural expressions and are an essential component of the living heritage of humanity. Yet, many of them are in danger of disappearing. UNESCO's Atlas of the World's Languages in Danger tries to raise awareness on language endangerment. This third edition has been completely revies and expanded to include [a] new series of maps and new points of view."--Cover, p.4.

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