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ERIC Number: EJ461765
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1993
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ISSN: ISSN-0274-7529
Speaking with a Single Tongue.
Diamond, Jared
Discovery, p78-85 Feb 1993
Discusses possibility of losing 90% of the existing 6,000 modern languages and importance of preserving languages and cultures. Government policies, including those of the United States, have contributed to this loss by imposing state languages to peoples and forbidding and punishing the use of native languages. Of the 207 native languages of North America, 167 are already moribund. (LP)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Information Analyses; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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