Heinrich, Patrick & Mark Anderson (a cura di), Language Crisis in the Ryukyus, Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2014, pp. 355.
The Ryukyuan languages are today recognised as languages in their own right. However, speakers of Ryukyuan languages have suffered from stigmatisation, oppressive language policies and domination from outside the Ryukyu Archipelago. As a result, the Ryukyuan languages are now severely endangered.