The Resource Speaking in Tongue: The History of Language Episode # 3 Mother Tongues, (evideo)

Speaking in Tongue: The History of Language Episode # 3 Mother Tongues, (evideo)

Label
Speaking in Tongue: The History of Language Episode # 3 Mother Tongues
Title
Speaking in Tongue: The History of Language Episode # 3 Mother Tongues
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Summary
This program travels the globe as it surveys a large portion of the worlds languages<U+00d4>ß2̲5 percent of which are spoken by a mere 0.1 percent of the Earths population. Moving from Africa to Oceania and up to Asia and then west to Europe and across the ocean to the Americas, the program assesses how many languages are spoken in each region, the characteristics they share, and misconceptions about them. Historical background on some of the key languages of the regions is included as well. The commentary of Salikoko Mufwene, coeditor of The Ecology of Language Evolution; Larry Hyman, of U.C. Berkeley; Hua Lin, of the University of Victoria; Harvard University's Jay Jasanoff and Lyle Campbell, of the University of Utah, are featured
Cataloging source
VDU
Characteristic
videorecording
Date time place
Originally produced by Syncopated Productions in 2007
Language note
In English
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Brown, Christene
  • Kanopy
  • Kanopy (Firm)
Runtime
48
Technique
live action
Label
Speaking in Tongue: The History of Language Episode # 3 Mother Tongues, (evideo)
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Publication
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  • Title from title frames
  • In Process Record
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unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
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unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (streaming video file)
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unknown
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
other
Publisher number
1139276
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
System control number
  • kan1139276
  • (OCoLC)921962684
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other
Label
Speaking in Tongue: The History of Language Episode # 3 Mother Tongues, (evideo)
Link
Publication
Note
  • Title from title frames
  • In Process Record
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (streaming video file)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
other
Publisher number
1139276
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
System control number
  • kan1139276
  • (OCoLC)921962684
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other

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