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Linguistics: Handbooks & Atlases

On overview of the resources available for researchers in the field of Linguistics

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This is a list of some of the resources in Bobst Reference that map and describe the languages of the world, their families, and sometimes their written components.

Language Handbooks, Atlases, and Dictionaries

The World's Major Languages. New York: Oxford University Press, 1987. Ref1 P371 .W6 1987

Guide to the World's Languages. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 1987--. Ref1 P203 .R8 1987

Classification and Index of the World's Languages. New York: Elsevier, 1977. Ref1 P203 .V6

Atlas of the World's Languages. London & New York: Routledge, 1994. Ref1 Atlas P375 .A84 1994

The Atlas of Languages: The Origin and Development of Languages Throughout the World. New York: Facts on File, 1996. Ref1 P106 .A85 1996

World's Writing Systems. N.Y. & Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1996. Ref1 P211 .W714 1996

The Celtic Languages. London & New York: Routledge, 2002. Ref1 PB1014 .C46 2002

The Germanic Languages. London & New York: Routledge, 1994. Ref1 PD73 .G38 1994

The Romance Languages. New York: Oxford University Press, 1987. Ref1 PC43 .R6 1988

The Slavonic Languages. London & New York: Routledge, 1993. Ref1 PG41 .S58 1993

The Oxford Companion to the English Language. Oxford & NY: Oxford University Press, 1992. Ref1 PE1630 .O95 1992

Offers fully searchable bilingual dictionaries, and unique study materials that provide extra help with learning and using an expanding range of languages. Includes dictionaries for Chinese, German, French, Italian, Russian, and Spanish.

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