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Language Families of the World. Episode 7, Niger-Congo: The Biggest Family in Africa II

2020
Videos and DVDs
Look closer at some of the unique aspects of the Niger-Congo family, including the use of tone, and see how different languages can spring from the same original materials. Since the work of classifying languages is ongoing, you may be surprised to see how many can develop in proximity and share words but be part of different groups altogether.
Author:
McWhorter, John, film directorThe Great Courses (Firm), distributorKanopy (Firm), distributor
Imprint:
The Great Courses, 2019.[San Francisco, California, USA] : Kanopy Streaming, 2020.
Collation:
1 online resource (streaming video file) (30 minutes): digital, .flv file, sound
Notes:
Title from title frames.FilmIn Process Record.Originally produced by The Great Courses in 2019.In English
System details:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Language:
English
BRN:
392323
LocationCollectionCall numberStatus/Desc
WebEmoviesSTREAMINGIn-process (Set: 29 Jan 2021)Access resource
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