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.
This book shows how colonial and postcolonial forces have worked to
reconstruct the national identity of Morocco, and North Africa in general,
on the basis of cultural representations and ideological constructions
closely related to nationalist and ethno linguistic trends.