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Record #186197:

1,000 languages: the worldwide history of living and lost tongues / Peter K. Austin.

Title: 1,000 languages: the worldwide history of living and lost tongues / Peter K. Austin.
Author(s): Austin, Peter K.
Date: 2008.
Publisher: London: Thames and Hudson
Abstract: Outlines interrelationships and characteristics of all languages. Covers major and minor languages. Two chapters discuss issue of endangered and extinct tongues. Entries are organized by region, with data on numbers of speakers, geographical spread, growth and development, and key features. Includes large number of illustrations.
Keywords: 81 -- Linguistics and languages.
811 -- Languages, specific.
93 -- History.
S -- Literature and Language.
(*1) -- World.
Location(s): SCO: SPRI-SHF: 811 : (*1)
ISBN: 9780500514115
SPRI record no.: 186197

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