ISBN (13)9780099460220 
LanguageEnglish 
Classification417.7 ABL 
Title EntrySpoken here: 
Subtitletravels among threatened languages 
MediumBook 
Class Scheme & Edition DDC 23 
AuthorAbley, Mark 
Cover
Place of PublicationLondon, England : 
Publisher's NameArrow Books, 
Date of Publication2005 
Extentxii, 324p.  
Other Detailsindexed  
Item DescriptorExplores the linguistic characteristics and oddities of some of the world's threatened languages--including Max, Mohaw, Yiddish, Boro, and more--and the diverse forces, from pop culture to global politics that threaten to destroy many languages and the cultures that spawned them  
Formatted Content NoteSections include - Patrick's language; Dreamers - languages in Northern Australia; Constructing the world; Unseen and unheard - Yuchi; Dont vori, bi khepi; Leaving the grave - Manx; The verbs of Boro; The lion's tongue - Provencal; Melting at the edges; The words that come before all else - Mohawk; Humboldt's parrot; Ways of escape - Yiddish; Revival; The iron of language - Welsh; and The face of all the earth 
Level Content-AudienceGeneral 
Subject Entry Endangered languages
Language obselescence
Minority languages
Language maintenance
Languages - historical development
Yuchi - Language
Manx - Language
Provencal - Language
Mohawk - Language
Yiddish - Language
Welsh - Language
Boro - Language
Sociolinguistics  
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