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Endangered Languages Preserved in New York

In a February post, titled “The Ethnosphere and Our Common Culture,” Culture in Peril referred to a Wade Davis lecture in which he remarked on the conspicuous daily extinction of languages. Davis notes that of the roughly 6500 to 7000 languages … Continue reading

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