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Title: European Culture: An essay on the Belgian identity - The Belgians - the so-called "generous opportunists"
Author: Guido Josef Oebel
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Institution: Saga National University
Linguistic Field: Sociolinguistics
Subject Language: Dutch
English
French
German
Subject LANGUAGE Family: Germanic; Indo-European; Latin Subgroup; Romance
Abstract: This paper deals with the national (un)identiy of the Belgians, especially their multilingual communities (Dutch, French, German, English often used as lingua franca) which are somehow representative for the growing European Babel tower of languages.
Type: Individual Paper
Status: Completed
Venue: Saga University Press
Publication Info: Journal of the Faculty of Culture and Education Saga University, Volume 6, Number 2, pp. 355-367


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