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Vowel Length From Latin to Romance

By Michele Loporcaro

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Letter Writing and Language Change

Edited By Anita Auer, Daniel Schreier, and Richard J. Watts

This book "challenges the assumption that there is only one 'legitimate' and homogenous form of English or of any other language" and "supports the view of different/alternative histories of the English language and will appeal to readers who are skeptical of 'standard' language ideology."


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Title: Ethnologue: Volume 1 Languages of the World, 14th Edition
Description:

Volume 1 (14th edition) lists 6,809 languages alphabetically by primary name under the country of the main population. It includes available alternate names, dialects, number of speakers, multilingualism, and other demographic and sociolinguistic information. It iss a valuable resource for linguists, educators, international assistance agencies, government agencies, and anyone interested in endangered languages and complex language situations of the world.

Barbara F. Grimes assisted with the early editions and was editor from 1971 to January 1, 2000. She did fieldwork with SIL International in Mexico (1952 to 1969), and was assigned to the SIL Hawaii Pidgin language project. She holds a Doctorate in Literature from Wheaton College.

Publication Year: 2000
Publisher: SIL International Publications
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Linguistic Field(s): Typology
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 1556711034
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 866
Prices: U.S. $ $44.00