The Resource Speaking in Tongues: The History of Language Episode # 4 Civilization to Colonization, (evideo)

Speaking in Tongues: The History of Language Episode # 4 Civilization to Colonization, (evideo)

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Speaking in Tongues: The History of Language Episode # 4 Civilization to Colonization
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Speaking in Tongues: The History of Language Episode # 4 Civilization to Colonization
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Writing is a relative latecomer to the history of language. This program tracks its emergence in Mesopotamia, China, and Mesoamerica and its down through the millennia via conquest<U+00d4>ßu̲sually violent, sometimes benign<U+00d4>ßa̲nd colonization. The creation of creoles and pidgins resulting from the interaction of specific populations is also addressed, and speculation is made about the first things to be written down. Noam Chomsky; Peter , coeditor of The Worlds Writing Systems; the Manhattan Institutes John McWhorter; MITs Michel DeGraff; and Salikoko Mufwene, of The University of Chicago, contribute
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VDU
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videorecording
Date time place
Originally produced by Syncopated Productions in 2007
Language note
In English
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  • Brown, Christene
  • Kanopy
  • Kanopy (Firm)
Runtime
48
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live action
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Speaking in Tongues: The History of Language Episode # 4 Civilization to Colonization, (evideo)
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unknown
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online resource
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rdacarrier
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unknown
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two-dimensional moving image
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  • tdi
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rdacontent
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unknown
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1 online resource (streaming video file)
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unknown
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online
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unknown
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computer
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rdamedia
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other
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1139278
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not applicable
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unknown
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sound
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sound on medium
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  • other
  • remote
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  • kan1139278
  • (OCoLC)921963523
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other
Label
Speaking in Tongues: The History of Language Episode # 4 Civilization to Colonization, (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
1139278
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
  • kan1139278
  • (OCoLC)921963523
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other

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