ERIC Number: ED421894
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: N/A
Atlas international de la vitalite linguistique. Volume 4: la Chine = International Atlas of Language Vitality. Volume 4: China.
McConnell, Grant D., Ed.; Gendron, Jean-Denis, Ed.
This atlas of language vitality in China covers the majority Han (Mandarin) language and 59 officially recognized minority languages. The first section, on the Han language, gives a breakdown of its oral and written vitality overall and for eight domains (religion, schools, mass media, administration, courts, legislature, manufacturing industries, and sales and services). The subsequent three sections cover the other 59 languages. Section two uses histograms, vitality rate tables, and maps to give a breakdown of oral and written vitality overall and for each domain. In section three, maps of each province show language and vitality rates for each domain. Section four contains province maps showing vitality rates for those languages and for Han, including one or more of its dialects. An index of language names is included. (MSE)
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Geographic
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Laval Univ., Quebec (Quebec). International Center for Research on Language Planning.
Identifiers - Location: China