About the author: Dr. Jiménez is a Spanish professor at Goucher College. He received his PhD at the University of California at Santa Barbara. He participated in the publication of the book Everyday Life in Early California: The Santa Barbara Presidio’s Memorias y Facturas.2001 0-7734-7328-9
This work provides an overview of the Pre-Roman languages. It compares theories presented by researchers in the field of the historical sociology of language, and reviews current theories about the Iberian, Tartessian, Basque, and Indo-European language families.