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Encyclopedia of the world's endangered languages

Author: Christopher Moseley
Publisher: London : Routledge, 2010.
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The concept of language endangerment is not an absolute but a relative one, and dependent on the interplay of factors which are still not understood by linguists. This work records those languages which are not being passed on to younger generations.
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Verzeichnis
Encyclopedias
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher Moseley
ISBN: 9780415563314 0415563313 9780700711970 070071197X
OCLC Number: 432997964
Description: xvi, 669 pages : maps ; 24 cm
Contents: General Introduction. List of Maps. North America. Latin America 1: Meso-America. Latin America 2: South America. Europe and North Asia. South Asia and the Middle East. East and Southeast Asia. Australasia and the Pacific. Africa. Index of Language Names
Responsibility: edited by Christopher Moseley.
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The concern for the fast-disappearing language stocks of the world has arisen as a result of the impact of globalization. This book represents an effort to conserve the information we have about  Read more...

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