Language Families of the World Poster * digital $39.95 download * on sale $9.95
Language Poster. Two years of research, design, and consultation with Stanford University linguists went into the production of this beautiful chart. Colorful and filled with fascinating and useful information. With it you can trace the history of the English language, find out how Tiwi relates to Pitjantjatjara, or discover the current top 10 languages of the world.
This is a 150DPI JPG digital download for $39.95 - it is a revised version of the Exploratorium map that was created on a Mercator (non-equal area) projection. The language data was transformed on the Hobo-Dyer Equal-Area Map Projection. Hardcopy poster stock versions of this map will be printed by Teachers Discovery, so search their web site (www.teachersdiscovery.com)
after 4/1/19. to check availability. This poster can also be licensed as a 300DPI PDF file for a single institution for a 1-year period for $199.
Poster size is 24x36"
The Mercator projection hardcopy poster version of this map available at:
but we do not recommend it.
You can locate language theory books by Merritt Ruhlen at http://odtmaps.com/detail.asp_Q_product_id_E_Langbookorign
or by searching for
The Origin of Language:
Tracing the Evolution of the Mother Tongue
A critically acclaimed journey back through time in search of the Mother Tongue and the roots of the human family. ''Invites the reader to learn and apply the common process used by linguists'' says Science News. Booklist says, ''Believing that doing is learning, Ruhlen encourages his readers to try their hand (and eye) at classifying languages. This exercise helps us appreciate the challenges inherent in this fascinating and controversial science of comparative linguistics.'' Also available on AMAZON at: https://www.amazon.com/Origin-Language-Tracing-Evolution-Mother/dp/0471159638
Also recommended reading: Babel: Around the World in Twenty Languages by Gaston Dorren, published in December, 2018.