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Endangered languages by R Robins and E Uhlenbeck 1st Edit 1991

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The collection of articles in this volume shows that the extinction of languages is a world-wide phenomenon. Smaller languages are giving way everywhere to pressure of official, dominant languages. The extinction of languages affects the empirical basis of linguistic science and in particular of historical and typological studies. There is a growing awareness among linguists that steps must be taken with regard to this rapid decline, and this volume represents an important step towards recording the grammar, lexicon and oral literature of languages which are on the verge of extinction.
Cream coloured hardback showing minimal wear to boards and spine.
Pages remain fresh tight and intact

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Author(s):
R Robins and E Uhlenbeck
Condition:
As new
Dimensions:
15 x 22 cm
Edition:
1st 1991
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0854963138
ISBN-13:
9780854963133
Number of pages:
273
Publisher:
Berg

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The collection of articles in this volume shows that the extinction of languages is a world-wide phenomenon. Smaller languages are giving way everywhere to pressure of official, dominant languages. The extinction of languages affects the empirical basis of linguistic science and in particular of historical and typological studies. There is a growing awareness among linguists that steps must be taken with regard to this rapid decline, and this volume represents an important step towards recording the grammar, lexicon and oral literature of languages which are on the verge of extinction.
Cream coloured hardback showing minimal wear to boards and spine.
Pages remain fresh tight and intact

Author(s):
R Robins and E Uhlenbeck
Condition:
As new
Dimensions:
15 x 22 cm
Edition:
1st 1991
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0854963138
ISBN-13:
9780854963133
Number of pages:
273
Publisher:
Berg

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