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One thousand languages : living, endangered, and lost

Author: Peter Austin
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents an overview of the living, endangered, and extinct languages of the world, providing the total number of speakers of the language, its history, and maps of the geographic areas where it is presently spoken or where it was spoken in the past.
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Genre/Form: Bildband
Verzeichnis
Reference works
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Austin
ISBN: 9780520255609 0520255607
OCLC Number: 192134487
Description: 288 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps ; 26 cm
Contents: World languages --
European languages --
North and West African languages --
Central, East, and Southern African languages --
South Asian languages --
Central, Western, and Northern Asian languages --
East and Southeast Asian languages --
Australia-Pacific languages --
Languages of the Americas --
Endangered languages --
Extinct languages.
Responsibility: edited by Peter K. Austin.
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Presents an overview of the living, endangered, and extinct languages of the world, providing the total number of speakers of the language, its history, and maps of the geographic areas where it is presently spoken or where it was spoken in the past.

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