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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
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Empires of the word
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a language history of the world
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Nicholas Ostler
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Title
Empires of the word
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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
Dewey number
409
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
P107
LC item number
.O88 2005
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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adult
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Nicholas Ostler
Empires of the word : a language history of the world, Nicholas Ostler
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 579-589) and index
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ocm58563178
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Dimensions
24 cm.
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Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxi, 615 p.
Isbn
9780066210865
Lccn
2005046010
Other physical details
ill., maps

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