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The Cambridge Handbook of Endangered Languages

Author: Peter K Austin; Julia Sallabank
Publisher: Leiden : Cambridge University Press, 2011.
Series: Cambridge handbooks in language and linguistics.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Examines the reasons behind the loss of linguistic diversity and what can be done to document and support endangered languages.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Austin, Peter K.
Cambridge Handbook of Endangered Languages.
Leiden : Cambridge University Press, ©2011
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Peter K Austin; Julia Sallabank
ISBN: 9781139081566 113908156X
OCLC Number: 727649200
Description: 1 online resource (581 pages).
Contents: Cover; Half-title; Series-title; Title; Copyright; Contents; Figures; Tables; Contributors; Acknowledgements; 1 Introduction; Part 1: Endangered languages; Part II: Language documentation; Part III: Responses; Part IV: Challenges; References; Index of language names; Index.
Series Title: Cambridge handbooks in language and linguistics.

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'This handbook is an excellent assemblage of facts and ideas about the fast declining world's linguistic diversity. It is uniquely resourceful and comprehensive.' Herman M. Batibo, Former President, Read more...

 
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