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Raciolinguistics

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Sociolinguistics from the Periphery

By Sari Pietikäinen, FinlandAlexandra Jaffe, Long BeachHelen Kelly-Holmes, and Nikolas Coupland

Sociolinguistics from the Periphery "presents a fascinating book about change: shifting political, economic and cultural conditions; ephemeral, sometimes even seasonal, multilingualism; and altered imaginaries for minority and indigenous languages and their users."


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Title: Victories fastened in grammar: historical documentation of Irish English
Author: Kevin McCafferty
Institution: University of Tromsø - The Arctic University of Norway
Linguistic Field: Historical Linguistics; Sociolinguistics
Subject Language: English
Abstract: In 'Murdering the language' Moya Cannon imagines Ireland as a shore washed over by human tides. Each invasion added fresh layers to landscape, community and language, until:

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