Language Families—Clues to the Past
Lecture no. 11 from the course: The Story of Human Language
Taught by Professor John McWhorter | 30 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Literature & Language Courses
The distribution of language families shows how humans have spread through migration. We trace the Austronesian language family to its origins on Formosa. Similar work sheds light on the history of Africa and North America.