Peering Into the Past, With Words

@article{Wuethrich2000PeeringIT,
  title={Peering Into the Past, With Words},
  author={B. Wuethrich},
  journal={Science},
  year={2000},
  volume={288},
  pages={1158 - 1158}
}
  • B. Wuethrich
  • Published 2000
  • Biology
  • Science
  • Prehistorians typically rely on stones, bones, and DNA to piece together the past, but linguists argue that words preserve history too. Two new studies, both based on endangered languages, offer new insights into the identity of mysterious ancient peoples, from the first farmers to early inhabitants of the British Isles.