Item description for The Origin of Tongues by Thom Nick...
This is a book about the history of both language and culture. By the application of logic (and a little simple maths) Nick Thom is able to demonstrate that the history today's languages can be traced back in time and space over many thousands of years, throwing light on issues such as the root of Basque speech, the origins of Chinese culture, even the peopling of the Americas. The story which unfolds is one of fascinating twists and turns, of massive waves of 'culture' sweeping all before them, and of remarkable survival against the odds.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.21" Width: 6.14" Height: 0.63" Weight: 0.93 lbs.
Release Date Oct 23, 2006
Publisher Grosvenor House Publishing Limited
ISBN 1905529090 ISBN13 9781905529094
Availability 100 units. Availability accurate as of May 29, 2017 01:34.
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