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Language Diversity Endangered : Mouton Reader - Matthias Brenzinger

Language Diversity Endangered

Mouton Reader

By: Matthias Brenzinger (Editor)

Paperback Published: January 2008
ISBN: 9783110170504
Number Of Pages: 471
For Ages: 22+ years old

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"This book presents an overview of endangered languages with a global coverage. The contributions analyze the present extent and the various kinds of language endangerment by applying shared general indicators for the assessment of language endangerment. The actual study of endangered languages is carefully examined against the ethics and pragmatics of fieldwork. This book will be of interest to students and scholars of linguistics with particular focus on endangered languages, typology, and sociolinguistics as well as to anthropologists and language activists."--BOOK JACKET.

Language Endangerment Throughout the World
Classification and Terminology for Degrees of Language Endangermentp. 1
Threatened Languages in Hispanic South Americap. 9
Endangered Languages of Lowland Tropical South Americap. 29
Endangered Languages of Mexico and Central Americap. 59
Endangered Languages in USA and Canadap. 87
Language Endangerment in Northern Africap. 123
Endangered Languages in West Africap. 140
Endangered Languages in Central Africap. 163
Language Endangerment in Southern and Eastern Africap. 179
Endangered Languages in Europep. 205
Language Endangerment in the CISp. 233
Endangered Languages of the Middle Eastp. 263
Language Endangerment in China and Mainland Southeast Asiap. 278
Endangered Languages of South Asiap. 303
Warramurrungunji Undone: Australian Languages in the 51st Millenniump. 342
Threatened Languages in the Western Pacific Area from Taiwan to, and Including, Papua New Guineap. 374
The Languages of the Pacific Region: the Austronesian Languages of Oceaniap. 391
Indexesp. 411
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ISBN: 9783110170504
ISBN-10: 3110170507
Series: Mouton Reader
Audience: General
For Ages: 22+ years old
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 471
Published: January 2008
Publisher: De Gruyter
Country of Publication: DE
Dimensions (cm): 23.39 x 15.6  x 2.41
Weight (kg): 0.66

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