History and Language in the Andes
The modern world began with the clash of civilizations between Spaniards and native Americans. Their interplay and struggles ever since are mirrored in the fates of the very languages they spoke. The conquistadors wrought theirs into a new "world language"; yet the Andes still host the New World’s greatest linguistic survivor, Quechua. Historians and linguists see this thr...more
Hardcover, 288 pages
Published October 15th 2011 by Palgrave Macmillan
(first published January 1st 2011)
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