The Last Speakers: The Quest to Save the World's Most Endangered Languages

The Last Speakers: The Quest to Save the World's Most Endangered Languages

by K. David Harrison

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ISBN-13: 9781426204616
Publisher: National Geographic Society
Publication date: 09/21/2010
Pages: 304
Sales rank: 1,057,319
Product dimensions: 9.52(w) x 11.28(h) x 1.04(d)

About the Author

K. David Harrison, a National Geographic Society fellow, travels around the world to interview last speakers of nearly extinct tongues. He is a leading spokesman for endangered languages and co-stars in the Sundance documentary film The Linguists. Harrison received his doctorate from Yale University, is currently an associate professor of linguistics at Swarthmore College, and resides in Philadelphia.

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