Journals Higher Education



Published: 28 June 1990

1040 Pages | 17 maps

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780195065114

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The World's Major Languages

Edited by Bernard Comrie

Ranging from English, French, Spanish, and Russian, to Pashto, Tagalog, and Swahili, this comprehensive reference work provides the first detailed guide to the world's forty major languages. With a general introduction on languages and language families, and authoritative entries written by acknowledged specialists, this is an indispensable resource for anyone seeking a fuller appreciation of the origins and nature of language.


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