By Tore Janson
This publication is a heritage of human speech from prehistory to the current. It charts the increase of a few languages and the autumn of others, explaining why a few live on and others die. It indicates how languages swap their sounds and meanings, and the way the heritage of languages is heavily associated with the background of peoples.
Writing in a full of life, readable sort, distinctive Swedish student Tore Janson makes no assumptions approximately prior wisdom. he is taking the reader on a voyage of exploration during the altering styles of the world's languages, from historic China to old Egypt, imperial Rome to imperial Britain, Sappho's Lesbos to modern Africa. He discovers the hyperlinks among the histories of societies and their languages; he indicates how language developed from primitive calls; he considers the question
of even if one language should be extra complex than one other. the writer describes the background of writing and appears on the impression of adjusting know-how. He ends through assessing the clients for English global domination and predicting the languages of the far away destiny.
Five ancient maps illustrate this interesting background of our defining attribute and most respected asset.
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