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Title: Language, Nation and Power
Subtitle: An Introduction
Written By: Robert McColl Millar
URL: http://www.palgrave.com/products/Catalogue.aspx?is=1403939721
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Language, Nation and Power provides students with a discussion of the ways
in which language has been (and is being) used to construct national (or
ethnic) identity. It focuses on the processes by which a language can be
planned and standardized and what the results of these processes are.
Particular emphasis is given to the historical and social effects which
nationalism has had on the development of language since the French
Revolution. For students of linguistics, sociology and politics.

Publication Year: 2005
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
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Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 1403939721
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 248
Prices: U.K. £ 17.99