Languages: A Very Short Introduction by Stephen Anderson - PDF free download eBook

Book by

  • Published: Sep 04, 2015
  • Reviews: 2

Brief introduction:

How many languages are there? Are new languages still being discovered? Why are so many languages disappearing?In this Very Short Introduction, eminent linguist Stephen Anderson addresses such questions as he illuminates the science behind...

Details of Languages: A Very Short Introduction

ISBN
9780199590599
Publisher
OUP Oxford
Publication date
Book language
English
Pages
144
Format
PDF, FB2, EPUB, MOBI
File size (in PDF)
1296 kB

Some brief overview of this book

How many languages are there? Are new languages still being discovered? Why are so many languages disappearing?

In this Very Short Introduction, eminent linguist Stephen Anderson addresses such questions as he illuminates the science behind languages. Considering a wide range of different languages and linguistic examples, Anderson provides the basic facts about the worlds major families of spoken languages and their distribution around the globe. He explores the basis for linguistic classification and raises questions about how we identify a language.

Considering signed languages as well as spoken, Anderson also examines the wider social issues of losing languages, and their impact on vanishing cultures and peoples.

See more interesting books:

  • The Border Lord and the Lady(Border Chronicles Series#4) PDF
  • Metamorphosis in Plain and Simple English:(A Modern Translation and the Original Version) PDF
  • Is This as Good as it Gets? PDF
  • Polio Wars: Sister Elizabeth Kenny and the Golden Age of American Medicine PDF
  • Print the Legend: The Life and Times of John Ford PDF
  • Endless Summer Nights: Risky Business/ Beats of My Heart/ Heartbreak in Rio(Harlequin Kimani Arabesque Series) PDF

How to download e-book

Press button GET DOWNLOAD LINKS and wait about 20 seconds. This time is necessary for searching and sorting links. One button - all links for downloading the book Languages: A Very Short Introduction in all e-book formats!

May need free signup required to download or reading online book.

A few words about book author

Anderson is the Dorothy R. Diebold Professor of Linguistics at Yale University. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and past president of the Linguistic Society of America. cation and raises questions about how we identify a language.

Considering signed languages as well as spoken, Anderson also examines the wider social issues of losing languages, and their impact on vanishing cultures and peoples.

TOP12 e-Books: