A vivid commentary on Jewish survival and Jewish speech communities that will be enjoyed by the general reader, and is essential reading for students and researchers interested in the study of Middle Eastern languages, Jewish studies, and sociolinguistics.
Spelling Trouble? explores the linguistic, cultural and political issues
underpinning the public disputes surrounding the 1996 reform of German
orthography. Sally Johnson’s book will be of interest to speakers and
students of German as well as sociolinguists with an interest in language
politics, language planning and language ideology.