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Language death

Author: David Crystal
Publisher: Cambridge, UK ; New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2000.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The endangerment and death of minority languages across the world is a matter of widespread concern. A leading commentator on language issues, David Crystal asks the question, 'Why is language death so important?', reviews the reasons for the current crisis, and investigates what is being done to reduce its impact.
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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David Crystal
ISBN: 9780511008597 0511008597 9781139106856 1139106856 9780511067372 0511067372 9780521012713 0521012716 9780511048388 0511048386 9781139871549 1139871544
OCLC Number: 1105544128
Description: 1 online resource (x, 198 p.)
Contents: What is language death? --
Why should we care? --
Why do languages die? --
Where do we begin? --
What can be done?
Responsibility: David Crystal.

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The endangerment and death of minority languages across the world is a matter of widespread concern. In this 2002 book, a leading commentator on language issues, David Crystal asks the question, 'Why  Read more...

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