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Title: Colonization, globalization and the plight of 'weak' languages
Author: Salikoko S Mufwene
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Homepage: http://humanities.uchicago.edu/faculty/mufwene/
Institution: University of Chicago
Linguistic Field: Sociolinguistics
Abstract: Daniel Nettle and Suzanne Romaine, Vanishing voices: the extinction of the world's languages. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2000. Pp. x+241.

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