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Published: 21 July 2008

304 Pages

ISBN: 9780195372069

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When Languages Die

The Extinction of the World's Languages and the Erosion of Human Knowledge

K David Harrison

  • This is the first book to examine the question of "knowledge death"--the true impact of language death
  • Accessibly written, with anecdotes and portraits of interesting locales and people from around the world