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The last speakers : the quest to save the world's most endangered languages / K. David Harrison.

Authors: Harrison, K. David.
Call number: 408.9 HAR
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, c2010.
Publication date: c2010.
Subject: Endangered languages.
Language attrition.
Language maintenance.
Linguistic change.
Linguistic minorities.
Sociolinguistics.
Title: The last speakers : the quest to save the world's most endangered languages / K. David Harrison.
Physical description: 302 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. (some col.), col. map ; 24 cm.
Contents note: Becoming a linguist -- Siberia calling -- The power of words -- Where the hotspots are -- Finding hidden languages -- Six degrees of language -- How do stories survive? -- Breaking out in song -- When a world is running down -- Saving languages.
Biography note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN: 9781426204616 (hardcover : alk. paper)
1426204612 (hardcover : alk. paper)
LCCN: 2010014720
Url for this record: http://sherloc.imcpl.org/?itemid=|library/marc/dynix|1262013
Bib No.: 1262013

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