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Title: Soviet Yiddish: Language-Planning and Linguistic Development
Written By: Gennady Estraikh

This first comprehensive study of Yiddish in the former Soviet Union chronicles orthographic and other reforms from the state of the language in pre-revolutionary Russia, through active language-planning in the 1920s and 1930s, repression, and subsequent developments up to the 1980s.

Publication Year: 1999
Publisher: Oxford University Press
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Linguistic Field(s): Language Documentation
Subject Language(s): Yiddish, Eastern
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 0198184794
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 232pp
Prices: $70.00