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Author Anderson, Stephen R.

Title Languages : a very short introduction / Stephen R. Anderson.

Publication Info. Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2012.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 FSCC Non-Fiction  410 An2311l 2012    ---  Available
Edition First edition.
Description xiii, 135 pages ; 18 cm.
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series Very short introductions ; 320
Very short introductions ; 320.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (125-126) and index.
Contents 1. Introduction: dimensions of linguistic diversity; 2. How many languages are there in the world?; 3. Phylogenetic linguistics: establishing linguistic relationships; 4. The future of languages; 5. Some problems in the counting of languages; 6. The genotypes of languages; 7. The diversity of signed languages; 8. Conclusion: the unity of human language; References; Further reading.
Local Note MARCIVE 2016
Subject Language and languages.
ISBN 9780199590599
Standard No. 40021361760

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