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By Geoffrey Haig, Nicole Nau, Stefan Schnell

Documenting endangered languages has develop into a big target within the linguistic sciences. This quantity showcases contemporary advancements in technique, expertise and research, drawing on event won in an international variety of documentation tasks. It illustrates the importance of documentary linguistics not just as a suite of documentary practices, yet as a systematic self-discipline in its personal right.

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