Speaking In Tongues: The History of Language

Speaking In Tongues: The History of Language

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Currently there are more than 6,000 languages spoken around the world. This five-part series traces the history and evolution of language and attendant theories and controversies while evaluating the scope of linguistic diversity, the dissemination of language, the expansion of language into written form, and the life cycle of language. Prominent figures in the field of linguistics-Noam Chomsky, John McWhorter, and Peter Ladefoged, to name only three-are featured. 5-part series, 48 minutes each
Publisher: [San Francisco, California, USA] :, Kanopy Streaming,, 2016
Syncopated Productions,, 2007
Characteristics: 1 online resource (streaming video file) (243 minutes): digital, .flv file, sound

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