The World's Major Languages (Hardback)Bernard Comrie (author)
Hardback Published: 26/03/1987
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* Covers historical development, grammar, sound system, writing system and sociological factors of the world's major languages and language families * Comprehensive index of languages for ease of access * Written by internationally recognized specialists in each language * Includes an introductory survey 'This 1000 plus page reference work would certainly be a useful and impressive acquisition to any linguist's bookshelf ...It is a veritable mine of knowledge concerning language knowledge, and anyone with an interest in this field is bound to find the book a fascinating source of information.' - Language Monthly 'This work has a rare combination of virtues ...it can be recommended as a useful work of reference to which contributions have been made by a large team of scholars.' - Journal of Linguistics
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Weight: 1532 g
Dimensions: 234 x 156 mm
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