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A collection of languages related to each other through a common ancestor long before recorded history.
a set of languages with a relatively recent common origin and many similar characteristics
The form of a language used for official government business, education, and mass communications.
A family of several hundred related languages and dialects that all come from a European root
the the theory which states that with increased food supply and increased population, speakers from the hearth of Indo-European languages migrated into Europe
the theory that early Proto-Indo-European speakers spread westward on horseback, overpowering earlier inhabitants and beginning the diffusion and differentiation of Indo-European tounges
The language adopted for use by the government for the conduct of business and publication of documents
An artificial language invented in 1887, based on the root forms of some words common to the major European languages.
laws and regulations of a state designed specifically to control immigration into the state
Identity with a group of people that share distinct physical and mental traits as a product of common heredity and cultural traditions.
a society in which different cultural groupls keep their own identity, beliefs, and traditions
A small rural area settled by a single, distinctive ethnic group that placed its imprint on the landscape
a culturally shared trait that gives an ethnic group a strengthened sense of awareness and self-identity
process that works against globalization, revitalizing cultural ties and promoting distinction.
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