The Atlas of Languages

The Atlas of Languages

The Origin and Development of Languages Throughout the World

Book - 1996
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An abundantly illustrated, attractively designed introductory reference which incorporates some combination of photos, maps, charts, and boxed features on virtually every page, yet manages an uncluttered look. Ten contributed chapters discuss the language families of each region of the world, including explanations of interesting features of grammar and vocabulary and discussion of the cultural and other aspects of language dissemination, development, and decline. The evolution of writing systems is also addressed. 9x12" Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

Publisher: New York : Facts on File, [1996]
Copyright Date: ©1996
ISBN: 9780816033881
Branch Call Number: 409 At 1996
Characteristics: 224 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 31 cm


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