Book by Ruhlen Merritt
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Using plentiful, engaging, and challenging examples, Ruhlen teaches how to classify languages and decipher their roots. Walks readers through the fascinating steps of tracing the origins and development of all the 5,000 languages known to have been spoken in human history. Covers the latest discoveries in genetics and evolutionary biology as well as the raging debates in the linguistic world over the theory of the "mother tongue." Introduces a major emerging synthesis in the scientific world regarding the three fields of linguistics, evolutionary biology, and archeology, explaining how this synthesis is changing our understanding of human civilization's development.Biografía del autor:
MERRITT RUHLEN, Ph.D., is one of the world's foremost linguists, and his work has been featured in nearly every recent major article on the history of language. Dr. Ruhlen received his Ph.D. in linguistics from Stanford University, and studied linguistics at the University of Paris, the University of Bucharest, and the University of Illinois. He has published more than forty articles, monographs, and books on various topics in linguistics.
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Descripción John Wiley & Sons Inc, New York, 1994. Estado de conservación: New. A critically acclaimed journey back through time in search of the Mother Tongue and the roots of the human family. Nº de ref. de la librería 16241
Descripción Wiley, 1996. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. Nº de ref. de la librería P110471159638
Descripción Wiley, 1996. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. Nº de ref. de la librería DADAX0471159638
Descripción Estado de conservación: Brand New. Book Condition: Brand New. Nº de ref. de la librería 97804711596361.0