The Cambridge Handbook of Endangered Languages (Cambridge Handbooks in Language and Linguistics)

The Cambridge Handbook of Endangered Languages (Cambridge Handbooks in Language and Linguistics)


it truly is commonly agreed that approximately 7,000 languages are spoken internationally this present day and at the very least part might not be spoken by means of the top of this century. This state of the art guide examines the explanations at the back of this dramatic lack of linguistic range, why it issues, and what will be performed to rfile and aid endangered languages. the amount is appropriate not just to researchers in language endangerment, language shift and language demise, yet to a person drawn to the languages and cultures of the area. it really is obtainable either to experts and non-specialists: researchers will locate state of the art contributions from stated specialists of their fields, whereas scholars, activists and different readers will discover a wealth of readable but thorough and up to date details.

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