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By Lenore A. Grenoble,Lindsay J. Whaley

ISBN-10: 0521016525

ISBN-13: 9780521016520

ISBN-10: 0521816211

ISBN-13: 9780521816212

Language endangerment has been the point of interest of a lot awareness and consequently, quite a lot of individuals are operating to revitalize and preserve neighborhood languages. This ebook serves as a basic reference advisor to language revitalization, written not just for linguists and anthropologists, but in addition for language activists and neighborhood participants who think they need to make sure the destiny use in their languages, regardless of their estimated loss. Drawing largely on case experiences, it units out the required historical past and highlights primary matters corresponding to literacy, coverage judgements, and allocation of assets. Its basic aim is to supply the basic instruments for a profitable language revitalization application, resembling environment and attaining life like pursuits, and watching for and resolving universal stumbling blocks. truly written and informative, Saving Languages could be a useful source for all these attracted to the destiny of small language groups round the globe.

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