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Mapping International Languages

By Martin W. Lewis | July 11, 2012 | 15 Comments

As noted in a previous GeoCurrents post, mapping individual languages is a trickier exercise than it might seem. Most such attempts actually produce political-linguistic maps, delineating the languages officially used by different countries on an ad hoc basis. The alternative map offered here is also both political and linguistic, depicting not the distribution of languages per se but rather the …

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