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Tue Mar 28 2006

Books: Sociolinguistics: Cunningham, Ingram, Sumbuk (Eds)

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Directory         1.    Kathryn King, Language Diversity in the Pacific: Cunningham, Ingram, Sumbuk (Eds)

Message 1: Language Diversity in the Pacific: Cunningham, Ingram, Sumbuk (Eds)
Date: 20-Mar-2006
From: Kathryn King <>
Subject: Language Diversity in the Pacific: Cunningham, Ingram, Sumbuk (Eds)

Title: Language Diversity in the Pacific Subtitle: Endangerment and Survival Series Title: Multilingual Matters Published: 2006 Publisher: Multilingual Matters

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Editor: Denis Cunningham, Victorian School of Languages Editor: D. E. Ingram, University of Melbourne Editor: Kenneth Sumbuk, University of Papua New Guinea Hardback: ISBN: 1853598674 Pages: 240 Price: U.K. £ 44.95
Hardback: ISBN: 1853598674 Pages: 240 Price: U.S. $ 79.95

The Southwest Pacific from Southern China through Indonesia, Australia andthe Pacific Islands constitutes the richest linguistic region of the world. That rich resource cannot be taken for granted. Some of its languageshave already been lost; many more are under threat. The challenge is todescribe the languages that exist today and to adopt policies that willsupport their maintenance.

Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics
Written In: English (eng )

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