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The Resource Empires of the word : a language history of the world, Nicholas Ostler

Empires of the word : a language history of the world, Nicholas Ostler

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Empires of the word : a language history of the world
Title
Empires of the word
Title remainder
a language history of the world
Statement of responsibility
Nicholas Ostler
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
An offbeat natural history of language takes readers from the educational and cultural innovators of Sumeria, to the resilience of Chinese, to the global spread of English, in a volume that offers linguistic perspectives on numerous past and present civilizations
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212716
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DLC
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Ostler, Nicholas
Dewey number
409
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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Historical linguistics
Target audience
adult
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a language history of the world
Label
Empires of the word : a language history of the world, Nicholas Ostler
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 579-589) and index
Control code
ocm58563178
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxi, 615 p.
Isbn
9780066210865
Lccn
2005046010
Other control number
9780066210865
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(Sirsi) ADR-7559
Label
Empires of the word : a language history of the world, Nicholas Ostler
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 579-589) and index
Control code
ocm58563178
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxi, 615 p.
Isbn
9780066210865
Lccn
2005046010
Other control number
9780066210865
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(Sirsi) ADR-7559

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