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The Languages of the World Paperback – Mar 21 2002

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  • Paperback: 400 pages
  • Publisher: Routledge; 3 edition (March 21 2002)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0415250048
  • ISBN-13: 978-0415250047
  • Product Dimensions: 15.6 x 2.3 x 23.4 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 662 g
  • Average Customer Review: 3.0 out of 5 stars 3 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #860,658 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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'A reference tool for all linguists as well as a collector's item for those in allied fields, enabling even an amateur to identify foreign scripts with ease and satisfaction ... to be recommended.' - Modern Language Review

'A wholly fascinating mini-kaleidoscope indicating the largely diverse variety of the world's main languages and their scripts and of their cultures.' - The Good Book Guide

About the Author

Prior to his recent retirement, Kenneth Katzner worked for the US government and also served as an editor on a number of international encyclopedias and English dictionaries. He is also author of a large English-Russian/Russian-English Dictionary.


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