History of the Indo-European language family

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Date
1958
Summary
In this series, Dr. Henry Lee Smith, Jr., Professor of Linguistics and English at the University of Buffalo, presents an introduction to linguistics covering the nature of language, its structure and development. 
In this episode, Dr. Smith, Jr., discusses the history of the Indo-European family and how different languages are related. He explains how linguists developed a systematic reconstruction of Germanic languages, and points out the contributions of Grimm and Verner in developing laws of language development. Dr. Smith, Jr., also stresses predictability and patterning in language structure.
Publishers
WNET/13; Indiana University Audio-Visual Center; Lane Education Service District; National Educational Television; University of Illinois Film Center; Educational Television and Radio Center; Metropolitan Educational Television Association, New York City; Institute for Research in Human Communication, University of Buffalo
Genre
Educational
Subject
Language and languages ; Language & Linguistics
Collection
National Educational Television
Unit
IUL Moving Image Archive
Language
English
Physical Description
10 Films (4:48:43); 16mm
Notes
NEED TO VERIFY COLLECTION ; Gift to the IUB Libraries from Instructional Support Services. | Possible alternate titles include: History of the Indo-European Language Family
Broadcast Date: 1958
Other Identifiers
IULMIA Film Database: 40000003331966; Other: GR00452502; MDPI Barcode: 40000003331966

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