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Linguistics in a Colonial World - Joseph Errington

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Drawing on both original texts and critical literature, Linguistics in a Colonial World surveys the methods, meanings, and uses of early linguistic projects around the world. Explores how early endeavours in linguistics were used to aid in overcoming practical and ideological difficulties of colonial rule Traces the uses and effects of colonial linguistic projects in the shaping of identities and communities that were under, or in opposition to, imperial regimes Examines enduring influences of colonial linguistics in contemporary thinking about language and cultural difference Brings new insight into post-colonial controversies including endangered languages and language rights in the globalized twenty-first century

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Author(s):
Joseph Errington
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
15 x 23 cm
Edition:
2008
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
1405105704
ISBN-13:
9781405105705
Number of pages:
199
Publisher:
Blackwell
Title:
Linguistics in a Colonial World

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Drawing on both original texts and critical literature, Linguistics in a Colonial World surveys the methods, meanings, and uses of early linguistic projects around the world. Explores how early endeavours in linguistics were used to aid in overcoming practical and ideological difficulties of colonial rule Traces the uses and effects of colonial linguistic projects in the shaping of identities and communities that were under, or in opposition to, imperial regimes Examines enduring influences of colonial linguistics in contemporary thinking about language and cultural difference Brings new insight into post-colonial controversies including endangered languages and language rights in the globalized twenty-first century

Author(s):
Joseph Errington
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
15 x 23 cm
Edition:
2008
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
1405105704
ISBN-13:
9781405105705
Number of pages:
199
Publisher:
Blackwell
Title:
Linguistics in a Colonial World

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