Dying Words: Endangered Languages and What They Have to Tell Us
The next century will see more than half of the world’s 6,000 languages become extinct, and most of these will disappear without being adequately recorded. Written by one of the leading figures in language documentation, this fascinating book explores what humanity stands to lose as a result.
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I am not impressed by looking inside this book, on the computer, that on page 51 the Hebrew was printed backwards.
Review: Dying Words: Endangered Languages and What They Have to Tell UsUser Review - Peter N. - Goodreads
The book was marred a little by not having a totally clear argument other than "marginal languages are important", but on that level it gives the reader, especially one unfamiliar with linguistics, a ... Read full review