Languages of the World: A Critical Introduction
Prafull Dhondopant Kulkarni
Arcler Education Inc
Languages of the World: A Critical Introduction introduces the readers to the various languages and explains them the evolution of these languages. It discusses the rationale of languages and the various frameworks that may be employed in the development of languages. Also discussed in the book are the formal symbolic systems in the field of language, an overview of sociolinguistics and the various typologies of languages. The book also provides insights on the grammaticalization of language and gives some concluding remarks on the whole subject of the languages around the world.
Dr. Prafull D. Kulkarni is a vastly experienced professor, researcher, and author of international repute. He has to his credit over ten international books as author, three international volumes as Editor, six international journal papers, and nine research projects on various themes of English language, literature, drama, and folklore. Besides teaching literature courses for the past twenty-four years in the public universities of India and Africa, he has supervised research in literature for Ph.D. and M.Phil. degrees in a public university of India.