Edited By Anita Auer, Daniel Schreier, and Richard J. Watts
This book "challenges the assumption that there is only one 'legitimate' and homogenous form of English or of any other language" and "supports the view of different/alternative histories of the English language and will appeal to readers who are skeptical of 'standard' language ideology."
Uzbek Islamic Debates: Texts, Translations, and Commentary
The aim of this study is to present a body of Uzbek-language texts with English translations selected from audio and graphic sources that represent an example of the Islamic debates taking place among Uzbeks since 1991. The text is divided as follows: Historical Introduction; Part I: Lectures of the Islamic Reformers, Part II: A Quasi-Official Response to Christian Missionaries; Part III: Political Polemics and Official Rebuttal; Part IV: Islamic Philosophical Thought and the Akromism Controversy; Part V: The Rhetoric of Exile and Insurgency; Bibliography; and Index. All four parts start with an introduction, follow by original Uzbek text that was scanned or re-keyed, and English translation.