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Language Families of the World

The Great Courses
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What do writing systems tell us about language? Better understand why writing actually tells us more about human ingenuity in communication than it tells us about spoken language. Close with a consideration of the cultural importance of language, its preservation and loss, and the realities of a more linguistically homogeneous future.

Language Families of the World. Episode 34, Language Families and Writing Systems.

The Great Courses, 2019.; [San Francisco, California, USA] : Kanopy Streaming, 2020.

Title from title frames.; Film; In Process Record.

Originally produced by The Great Courses in 2019.

Mode of access: World Wide Web.

In English

McWhorter, John, film director.

The Great Courses (Firm), dst; Kanopy (Firm), dst
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