When languages die…

02/05/2010

An interesting story about the death of a language is reported in the Independent. Here is the link (will open new window).

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Claude Lévi-Strauss dies

11/04/2009

The great social anthropologist Claude Lévi-Strauss dies aged 100. Among his many achievements is the application of linguistic theory to anthropology.

 

A selection of obituaries (links will open new window):

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/europe/8340936.stm

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/obituaries/science-obituaries/6496558/Claude-Levi-Strauss.html

http://www.guardian.co.uk/science/2009/nov/03/claude-levi-strauss-dies