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Letter Writing and Language Change

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Title: Language Obsolescence and Revitalization: Linguistic Change in Two Sociolinguistically Contrasting Welsh Communities
Written By: Mari C. Jones
Series Title: Oxford Studies in Language Contact
Description:

Mari C. Jones's book is the first to examine developments in contemporary Welsh with reference to both language death and standardization. She bases her study on extensive fieldwork in two sociolinguistically contrasting communities She also examines agents of revitalization, such as immersion schools and the media, and the effect they are having on Welsh. She explores and discusses the position of Breton and Cornish by way of comparison.

Publication Year: 1998
Publisher: Oxford University Press
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Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics
Sociolinguistics
Subject Language(s): Welsh
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 0198237111
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 464pp
Prices: $135.00