Empires of the Word: A Language History of the World

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Empires of the Word: A Language History of the World - Ostler, Nicholas

An unusual and authoritative 'natural history of languages' that narrates the ways in which one language has superseded or outlasted another at different times in history. The story of the world in the last five thousand years is above all the story of its languages. Some shared language is what binds any community together, and makes possible ... Read More

Empires of the Word: A Language History of the World 2013, Harper Perennial, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780060935726

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Empires of the Word: A Language History of the World 2006, HarperPerennial, London

ISBN-13: 9780007118717

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Empires of the Word: A Language History of the World 2005, HarperCollins Publishers, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780066210865

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Empires of the Word: A Language History of the World 2005, HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780007118700

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