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Despite the author's supple writing style, this can be a difficult book to read. Due to the incredible level of detail some readers will either feel intimidated or give up before... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Chimonsho
I purchased the paperback version of this book, and it looks like it was printed from a low-resolution scan of the hardback version: the text is incredibly fuzzy, both in the... Read morePublished 4 months ago by Bill K.
This is great study on language and is for anyone who wants to more about the languages of the world.Published 4 months ago by Ronald D Griffin
This is a very good book on linguistic history, and should be of interest to English, History, and Linguistics students everywhere.Published 5 months ago by Roni Batzion
For amateur students of history this compendium provides a very different view of the movement and development of languages. Read morePublished 5 months ago by David D. Harvison
A VERY NICE COPY OF WHAT IS WITHOUT DOUBT CURRENTLY THE VERY BEST AVAILABLE SURVEY OF WORLD LANGUAGES THEIR HISTORIES AND RELATIONSHIPSPublished 6 months ago by Amazon Customer
Appears to be about world linguistic history, what it ends up being is a history of linguistic groups. Read morePublished 7 months ago by David S. Wellhauser