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Language Families of the World volume 17
Explore the Asian languages beyond Japanese and Korean, looking into several families along the way. See why Mandarin and Cantonese, though both considered Chinese, are a classic example of two different languages being mistaken for dialects, thanks in part to a shared writing system and cultural proximity.
Language Families of the World volume 18
Chinese is one branch of the Sino-Tibetan family and the other branch, Tibeto-Burman, consists of around 400 languages spoken in southern China, northeastern India, and Burma. Look at features of languages from both branches and see what linguists can assume about the proto-language from which they may have sprung.
Columbia TriStar Home Video
In this official remake of the cult classic, seven strangers are trapped in an isolated farmhouse while cannibalistic zombies, awakened from death by the return of a radioactive space probe, wage a relentless attack, killing and eating everyone in their path.
Physicists Leonard and Sheldon understand everything from the inescapable gravitational pull of a black hole to the intricate structure of the atom. But take those atoms and assemble them into a woman, and their comprehension comes to a grinding halt. And when Penny, a woman with all those atoms in all the right places, moves in across the hall, Leonard and Sheldon's universe begins to expand in ways they never could have imagined.
Home Box Office
An adaptation of author George R.R. Martin's 'A Song of Ice and Fire,' a medieval fantasy about power struggles among the Seven Kingdoms of Westeros. This is the eighth and final season of the HBO hit series.
HBO Home Box Office
"Seven noble families fight for control of the mythical land of Westeros. Political and sexual intrigue is pervasive. Robert Baratheon, King of Westeros, asks his old friend Eddard, Lord Stark, to serve as Hand of the King, or highest official. Secretly warned that the previous Hand was assassinated, Eddard accepts in order to investigate further. Meanwhile the Queen's family, the Lannisters, may be hatching a plot to take power. Across the sea, the...
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