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Title: Linguistic Landscape
Subtitle: A New Approach to Multilingualism
Edited By: Durk Gorter
URL: http://www.multilingual-mattes.com/multi/display.asp?isb=1853599166
Description:

The book contains a collection of studies of the linguistic landscape - the
use of written language on signs in the public sphere - in 5 different
societies: Israel, Japan, Thailand, the Netherlands (Friesland) and Spain
(Basque Country). All contributions focus on multilingualism in the social
context of the major cities.

Publication Year: 2006
Publisher: Multilingual Matters
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BibTex: View BibTex record
Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics
Subject Language(s): Basque
Finnish
Hebrew
Japanese
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 1853599166
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 89
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