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Language Diversity Endangered

Author: Matthias Brenzinger
Publisher: Berlin ; Boston : De Gruyter Mouton, [2008] ©2007
Series: Trends in Linguistics. Studies and Monographs [TiLSM], 181
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book compiles unique contributions on the extent and kinds of language endangerment world-wide. Besides presenting the specific situations of language endangerment at the subcontinental level, the volume discusses major issues that bear universally on language endangerment. Aspects of the actual study of endangered languages within fieldwork frameworks are carefully examined.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Matthias Brenzinger
ISBN: 9783110197129 311019712X
OCLC Number: 1013942848
Language Note: In English.
Description: 1 online resource (471 pages) : Numerous table 23 maps
Contents: Frontmatter --
Table of Contents --
Chapter 1. Classification and Terminology for --
Degrees of Language Endangerment --
Chapter 2. Threatened Languages in Hispanic South --
America --
Chapter 3. Endangered Languages of Lowland Tropical --
South America --
Chapter 4. Endangered Languages of Mexico and --
Central America --
Chapter 5. Endangered Languages in USA and --
Canada --
Chapter 6. Language Endangerment in Northern --
Africa --
Chapter 7. Endangered Languages in West --
Africa --
Chapter 8. Endangered Languages in Central --
Africa --
Chapter 9. Language Endangerment in Southern and --
Eastern Africa --
Chapter 10. Endangered Languages in Europe --
Chapter 11. Language Endangerment in the --
CIS --
Chapter 12. Endangered Languages of the Middle --
East --
Chapter 13. Language Endangerment in China and --
Mainland Southeast Asia --
Chapter 14. Endangered Languages of South --
Asia --
Chapter 15. Warramurrungunji Undone: Australian --
Languages in the 51st Millennium --
Chapter 16. Threatened Languages in the Western --
Pacific Area from Taiwan to, and Including, Papua New Guinea --
Chapter 17. The Languages of the Pacific Region: --
the Austronesian Languages of Oceania --
Backmatter --
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Series Title: Trends in Linguistics. Studies and Monographs [TiLSM], 181
Responsibility: Matthias Brenzinger.
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This book compiles unique contributions on the extent and kinds of language endangerment world-wide. Besides presenting the specific situations of language endangerment at the subcontinental level, the volume discusses major issues that bear universally on language endangerment. Aspects of the actual study of endangered languages within fieldwork frameworks are carefully examined.

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