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Author Edwards, John, 1947 December 3-
Title Multilingualism : understanding linguistic diversity / John Edwards.
Published London ; New York : Continuum International Pub. Group, c2012.
Book Cover

 Floor4  P115 .E282 2012    IN LIBRARY
Description xv, 131 p. ; 20 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The diversity of languages -- Interpreting language diversity -- Multilingual abilities -- The emergence and measurement of multilingualism -- The consequences of Babel : lingua francas -- The consequences of Babel : translation -- Keeping languages pure -- Languages and identities in transition -- Endangered languages and the will to survive -- Linguistic intervention and the 'new' ecology of language -- Epilogue.
Subject Multilingualism.
Language and languages -- Variation.
Alternate Title Understanding linguistic diversity
ISBN 9781441123480 (HB)
1441123482 (HB)
9781441126955 (PB)
1441126953 (PB)
OCLC number 757480875