Sylvester Rowe, Ambassador from Sierra Leone listens to a translator through an earpiece at the United Nations. (AP Images: Stephen Chernin, Tuesday, September 24, 2002)
- Compendium of the World's Languages
Includes information on over 5000 languages; includes background on the language (affiliation, location, number of speakers, etc.), script, phonology, morphology and syntax, illustrative text, and a bibliography.
- One Thousand Languages: Living, Endangered, and Lost
Looks in detail at the eleven global languages, then delves into the major languages of each world region in turn. Each entry gives a history of the growth and development of the language, details the number of speakers, and traces its geographical spread.
- Handbook of World Englishes
Covers anatomy, physiology, neuropsychology, clinical neurology, neuropharmacology, evolutionary biology, genetics, and behavioral science; this four-volume encyclopedia contains over 200 peer reviewed signed articles from experts around the world.