McWhorter, John,: The power of Babel – a natural history of language
Book Number: 0279654
HarperCollins, New York, 2003. Softcover. Very Good Condition/. reprint. second-hand copy, showing signs of handling but in very good condition otherwise, illustrated with a number of cartoons, chapter notes & index.The author ranges across linguistic theory, geography, history, and pop culture to tell the festering story of how thousands of very different languages have evolved from a single, original source in a natural process similar to biological evolution. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. , 329,  pages. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Language & Linguistics; history. ISBN: 006052085X. ISBN/EAN: 9780060520854. Inventory No: 0279654. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $8.00 for shipment within Australia. .