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The Resource Language diversity in the Pacific : endangerment and survival, edited by Denis Cunningham, D.E. Ingram and Kenneth Sumbuk, (electronic resource)

Language diversity in the Pacific : endangerment and survival, edited by Denis Cunningham, D.E. Ingram and Kenneth Sumbuk, (electronic resource)

Label
Language diversity in the Pacific : endangerment and survival
Title
Language diversity in the Pacific
Title remainder
endangerment and survival
Statement of responsibility
edited by Denis Cunningham, D.E. Ingram and Kenneth Sumbuk
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The Southwest Pacific from Southern China through Indonesia, Australia and the Pacific Islands constitutes the richest linguistic region of the world. Some of its languages have already been lost; many more are under threat. This book tries to describe the languages that exist today and suggests policies that will support their maintenance
Member of
Dewey number
409/.1823
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1951-
  • 1939-
  • 1965-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Cunningham, Denis
  • Ingram, D. E.
  • Sumbuk, Kenneth
Series statement
Multilingual matters
Series volume
134
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Pacific Area
Label
Language diversity in the Pacific : endangerment and survival, edited by Denis Cunningham, D.E. Ingram and Kenneth Sumbuk, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Color
multicolored
Contents
Foreword; Editors' Note; Chapter 1 Language Diversity in the Pacific: Endangerment and Survival: An Overview; Chapter 2 The World Languages Review: Some Data; Chapter 3 Naming Languages, Drawing Language Boundaries and Maintaining Languages with Special Reference to the Linguistic Situation in Papua New Guinea; Chapter 4 Obstacles to Creating an Inventory of Languages in Indonesia: A Dialectology Perspective; Chapter 5 Keeping Track of Indigenous Language Endangerment in Australia; Chapter 6 Papua New Guinea's Languages: Will They Survive?
Control code
ocm70320457
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 217 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781853598678
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)70320457
Label
Language diversity in the Pacific : endangerment and survival, edited by Denis Cunningham, D.E. Ingram and Kenneth Sumbuk, (electronic resource)
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Color
multicolored
Contents
Foreword; Editors' Note; Chapter 1 Language Diversity in the Pacific: Endangerment and Survival: An Overview; Chapter 2 The World Languages Review: Some Data; Chapter 3 Naming Languages, Drawing Language Boundaries and Maintaining Languages with Special Reference to the Linguistic Situation in Papua New Guinea; Chapter 4 Obstacles to Creating an Inventory of Languages in Indonesia: A Dialectology Perspective; Chapter 5 Keeping Track of Indigenous Language Endangerment in Australia; Chapter 6 Papua New Guinea's Languages: Will They Survive?
Control code
ocm70320457
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 217 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781853598678
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)70320457

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