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The Last Speakers:   The Quest to Save the World's Most Endangered  Languages by  K. David Harrison - First Edition - 2010 - from B-Line Books and Biblio.co.uk

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The Last Speakers: The Quest to Save the World's Most Endangered Languages

by Harrison, K. David

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


National Geographic. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 2010. First Edition. Hardcover. 1426204612 . Tight unmarked book in crisp dust jacket; about new. ; 304 pages .

K. David Harrison, a National Geographic Society fellow, travels around the world to interview last speakers of nearly extinct tongues. He is a leading spokesman for endangered languages and co-stars in the Sundance documentary film The Linguists . Harrison received his doctorate from Yale University, is currently an associate professor of linguistics at Swarthmore College, and resides in Philadelphia.




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