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SBS 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. (2003)

Authors: Comrie, Bernard, 1947-, Polinsky, Maria., Matthews, Stephen, 1963-, Australian Broadcasting Corporation, Special Broadcasting Service Corporation, SBS Australia.
Publisher:Sydney : ABC Books for the Australian Broadcasting Corporation/Quarto Publishing,
Uniqueness:
  • There are 86 copies of this book in other libraries
  • and 86 copies of this specific edition.
Subjects:
Also Titled:
  • Atlas of languages.
Edition:
  • Rev. ed.
Content Types:
  • text
Carrier Types:
  • volume
Physical Description:
  • 224 p. : ill.(col.)., maps(col.)., ports. ; 31 cm.
Target Audience:
  • General
Summary:
  • This book "offers an introduction to the world of languages and linguistics. This global survey of language families, their distribution, spread and, in some cases, decline, is illustrated by a rich variety of maps, photographs and tables." - book jacket.
Notes:
  • Includes index.
  • Bibliography: p. 219-220.
Language:
  • English
ISBN:
  • 073331211X (hbk.) :
Dewey Number:
  • 402.23
Libraries Australia ID:
  • 24206062
  • 24206062
Contributed by:
  • Libraries Australia

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