Book description:Genre: Reference
1st ed. of "The Worlds Major Languages".
ISBN 13: 9780195065114
Number of pages: 567
From English, French, Spanish and Russian to Pashto, Tagalog, and Swahili, this is the first comprehensive reference work to provide detailed information about the worlds forty major languages. Written by acknowledged specialists in the field, the volume begins with a general introduction to language and language families, followed by language-family sections that provide