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Geography of Language

Lecture no. 16 from the course: Understanding Cultural and Human Geography

Geography of Language

Taught by Professor Paul Robbins | 31 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Science Course

Tour the global distribution of language families. Although our world has a remarkable diversity of languages, a small handful—including Mandarin, English, Spanish, Arabic, and others—have come to dominate the world. What does the decline and loss of so many languages mean for our global culture?

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