The world's major languages (Record no. 559697)

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fixed length control field 01046 a2200181 4500
020 ## - INTERNATIONAL STANDARD BOOK NUMBER
ISBN 9781138184824
040 ## - CATALOGING SOURCE
Transcribing agency IIT Kanpur
041 ## - LANGUAGE CODE
Language code of text/sound track or separate title eng
082 ## - DEWEY DECIMAL CLASSIFICATION NUMBER
Classification number 410
Item number W893m3
245 ## - TITLE STATEMENT
Title The world's major languages
Statement of responsibility, etc edited by Bernard Comrie
250 ## - EDITION STATEMENT
Edition statement 3rd ed.
260 ## - PUBLICATION, DISTRIBUTION, ETC. (IMPRINT)
Name of publisher Routledge
Year of publication 2018
Place of publication Oxon
300 ## - PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION
Number of Pages xvii, 933p
520 ## - SUMMARY, ETC.
Summary, etc The World's Major Languages features over 50 of the world's languages and language families.

This revised edition includes updated bibliographies for each chapter and up-to-date census figures. The featured languages have been chosen based on the number of speakers, their role as official languages and their cultural and historical importance. Each language is looked at in depth, and the chapters provide information on both grammatical features and on salient features of the language's history and cultural role.
The World’s Major Languages is an accessible and essential reference work for linguists.
650 ## - SUBJECT ADDED ENTRY--TOPICAL TERM
Topical Term Language and languages
700 ## - ADDED ENTRY--PERSONAL NAME
Personal name Comrie, Bernard [ed.]
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Koha item type Books
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        General Stacks P K Kelkar Library, IIT Kanpur P K Kelkar Library, IIT Kanpur 2018-10-23 60 13666.80 410 W893m3 A183941 17083.50 Books

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