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Title: Language and National Identity in Greece, 1766-1976
Written By: Peter Mackridge
URL: http://ukcatalogue.oup.com/product/9780199599059.do
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Peter Mackridge explores the ideological, social, and linguistic causes and
effects of the Greek language question in its many and passionate
manifestations over two turbulent centuries. He shows the crucial way in
which Greek linguistic identities have interacted in the creation of the
modern nation since the War of Independence in 1821.

Publication Year: 2010
Publisher: Oxford University Press
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Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics
Anthropological Linguistics
Subject Language(s): Greek, Modern
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 019959905X
ISBN-13: 9780199599059
Pages: 432
Prices: U.K. £ 19.99