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Description - Concise Compendium of the World's Languages by George L. Campbell

This work describes over 100 languages, including many minor languages such as Basque, Navajo and Zulu. The articles are ordered alphabetically and each has a standardized structure for ease of reference and features: a general historical and sociolinguistic introduction; the writing system; the sound system; and the grammatical system. To illustrate each language, a passage from the Gospel of St John is appended to the language description. Throughout the book the treatment is simple and factual and technical terminology is used only where necessary.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780415160490
ISBN-10: 0415160499
Format: Paperback
(234mm x 156mm x 36mm)
Pages: 684
Imprint: Routledge
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 9-Apr-1998
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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