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Empires of the Word: A Language History of the World

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An unusual and authoritative 'natural history of languages' that narrates the ways in which one language has superseded or outlasted another at ... Show synopsis

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Barzileel

Treasure

by Barzileel on Sep 25, 2008

This book is a treasurehouse of fascinating information about the history of language and much else. You could read it from cover to cover or spend day many hours happily browsing through it.

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