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Ostler, Nicholas

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Works: 48 works in 160 publications in 3 languages and 4,064 library holdings
Genres: History  Conference proceedings 
Roles: Editor, Creator, Author of introduction
Classifications: PA2057, 409
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Publications about Nicholas Ostler
Publications by Nicholas Ostler
Most widely held works by Nicholas Ostler
Empires of the word : a language history of the world by Nicholas Ostler( Book )
31 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 2,025 libraries worldwide
An offbeat natural history of language takes readers from the educational and cultural innovators of Sumeria, to the resilience of Chinese, to the global spread of English, in a volume that offers linguistic perspectives on numerous past and present civilizations
Ad infinitum : a biography of Latin by Nicholas Ostler( Book )
18 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and Latin and held by 867 libraries worldwide
A study of the Latin language examines its role in the evolution of Western culture and civilization, its relationship with ancient Greek language, science, and philosophy, its place in the Catholic Church, and its function as an ancestor of modern-day languages
The last lingua franca : English until the return of Babel by Nicholas Ostler( Book )
10 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 512 libraries worldwide
Examines the rise and fall of English as the most widely spoken language in human history and discusses which language will overtake its dominance as English-speaking nations are challenged by the rising wealth of Brazil, Russia, India and China
Endangered languages and literacy : proceedings of the Fourth FEL Conference, University of North Carolina, Charlotte, 21-24 September 2000 by Foundation for endangered languages( Book )
6 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 75 libraries worldwide
A theory of case linking and agreement by Nicholas Ostler( Book )
6 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 70 libraries worldwide
Endangered languages and the media : proceedings of the Fifth FEL Conference, Agadir, Morocco, 20-23 September 2001 by Foundation for Endangered Languages( Book )
7 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 61 libraries worldwide
The last lingua franca : the rise and fall of world languages by Nicholas Ostler( Book )
5 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 53 libraries worldwide
Endangered languages and language learning : proceedings of the conference FEL XII, 24-27 September 2008 Fryske Akademy, It Aljemint, Ljouwert/Leeuwarden, the Netherlands by Foundation for Endangered Languages( Book )
3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 51 libraries worldwide
Towering babel : a language history of the world by Nicholas Ostler( Book )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 39 libraries worldwide
Endangered languages and education : proceedings of the third FEL Conference, St. Patrick's College, Maynooth, National University of Ireland, 17-19 September 1999 by Foundation for Endangered Languages( Book )
5 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and held by 36 libraries worldwide
Endangered languages and education : proceedings of the third FEL Conference by Foundation for Endangered Languages (Conference)( Book )
3 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 22 libraries worldwide
Endangered languages : what role for the specialist?, proceedings of the second FEL conference held at the Pollock Halls, University of Edinburgh, 25-27 September 1998 by Foundation for endangered languages( Book )
4 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 19 libraries worldwide
Endangered languages : what role for the specialist? by Foundation for Endangered Languages( Book )
5 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and held by 19 libraries worldwide
Reversing language shift : how to re-awaken a language tradition : proceedings of the Fourteenth FEL Conference, Carmarthen, Wales, 13-15 September 2010 by FEL Conference( Book )
3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 17 libraries worldwide
A language history of the world by Nicholas Ostler( Book )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 17 libraries worldwide
This unusual and authoritative natural history of languages narrates the ways in which one language has superseded or outlasted another in the past, and what it is about - for example - Greek, Sanskrit, Mandarin Chinese and English that has led to their supremacy at different times
Endangered languages and history : proceedings of the conference FEL XIII, 24-26 September 2009, Khorog, Tajikistan by FEL Conference( Book )
3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 16 libraries worldwide
Aproximación al sistema fonético-fonológico de la lengua muisca by María Stella González de Pérez( Book )
4 editions published in 2006 in Spanish and held by 12 libraries worldwide
Endangered languages : voices and images = Voces e imágenes de las lenguas en peligro by FEL Conference( Book )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 7 libraries worldwide
 
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English (123)
Spanish (4)
Latin (1)
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