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Title: European Culture and Languages: The Sorbs (Wends) - A Slavonic Enclave within German 'Boundaries'
Author: Guido Josef Oebel
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Institution: Saga National University
Linguistic Field: Sociolinguistics
Subject Language: Sorbian, Lower
Sorbian, Upper
Subject LANGUAGE Family: Slavic Subgroup
Abstract: Unknown to even most Germans, there is a Slavic enclave on German soil. The paper tries to shed light on the origin of the so-called Sorbs, where they came from and why they continue successfully to resist hostile merging intentions of their exclusively German speaking neighbouring community.
Type: Individual Paper
Status: Completed
Venue: Saga University Press
Publication Info: Journal of the Faculty of Culture and Education Saga University, Volume 7, Number 1, pp. 147-152


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