Sharing a World of Difference

Francis M Hult fmhult at DOLPHIN.UPENN.EDU
Wed Mar 3 20:09:18 UTC 2004

A new book entitled 'Sharing a World of Difference: The Earth's
Linguistic, Cultural, and Biological Diversity', which comes with a wall
map, is available free from UNESCO.  To request a copy send an e-mail to
languages at

Table of Contents

1. The Diversity of Life in Nature and Culture, p. 11
* Biodiversity, p. 13
* Biodiversity at risk, p. 15
2. Cultural and Linguistic Diversity, p. 20
* Similarity and difference, p. 21

3. Languages and Their Users, p. 23
* Languages - the wealth of human creativity, p. 30
* The linguistic and cultural extinction crisis, p. 31

4. Biocultural Diversity, p. 37
* Overlapping distribution of ethnolinguistic and biological
diversities, p. 40
* Addressing the biocultural diversity extinction crisis, p. 45

5. The Road Ahead, p. 49
* To Learn More, p. 53
* Glossary, p. 55

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