Empires of the Word
A Language History of the WorldBook - 2005
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.
Publisher: New York : HarperCollins Publishers, 2005
Edition: 1st ed
Branch Call Number: 417.7 Os77e 2005
Characteristics: xxi, 615 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm