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In search of the first language
a Nova production by BBC-TV, in association with WGBH Boston
Videos, Slides, Films
[Boston, Mass.] : WGBH Educational Foundation, 1994.
1 videocassette (54 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in
Narrator, Peter Thomas
Editor, Jana Bennett (for BBC) ; produced and directed by Melanie Wallace
Discusses the research that has been done on tracing the roots and families of languages, specifically the Indo-European and the Sino-Tibetan. Shows how certain words, through their sound and grammar can be considered part of a common family, and the evolution or death of a language through time.
Closed captioned for the hearing impaired. (Closed-Caption Decoder Required)
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