Skip to main content
The atlas of languages : the origin and development of languages throughout the world
The atlas of languages : the origin and development of languages throughout the world
2003
Books
Find it!
Main title:
The atlas of languages : the origin and development of languages throughout the world / consultant editors, Bernard Comrie, Stephen Matthews, and Maria Polinsky ; foreword by Jean Aitchison.
Edition:
Rev. ed.
Imprint:
New York : Facts on File, 2003.
Collation:
224 p. : ill., maps, ports. ; 30 cm.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
Foreword / Jean Aitchison -- Introduction / Bernard Comrie -- Ch. 1. Development and Spread of Languages / Stephen Matthews -- Ch. 2. Europe and Eurasia / Stephen Matthews and Maria Polinsky -- Ch. 3. South and Southeast Asia / Stephen Matthews -- Ch. 4. Africa and the Middle East / Owen Nancarrow -- Ch. 5. Pacific / Maria Polinsky and Geoffrey Smith -- Ch. 6. Australia / Peter Austin -- Ch. 7. The Americas / John Stonham -- Ch. 8. Pidgins and Creoles / Geoffrey Smith and Stephen Matthews -- Ch. 9. Writing Systems / Roger Woodard -- Epilogue / Stephen Matthews and Maria Polinsky.
ISBN:
0816051232
Dewey class:
400400
Language:
English
LocationCollectionCall numberStatus/Desc
Sandringham LibraryLanguages and Literature400 ATLUnavailable due to Sandringham Library Building Project until the end of 2020. (Set: 15 Jul 2019)
Find it!
0