LINGUIST List 17.2249

Sat Aug 05 2006

Books: Sociolinguistics: Gorter (Ed)

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Directory         1.    Kathryn King, Linguistic Landscape: Gorter (Ed)

Message 1: Linguistic Landscape: Gorter (Ed)
Date: 02-Aug-2006
From: Kathryn King <>
Subject: Linguistic Landscape: Gorter (Ed)

Title: Linguistic Landscape Subtitle: A New Approach to Multilingualism Published: 2006 Publisher: Multilingual Matters

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Editor: Durk Gorter, Fryske Academy Hardback: ISBN: 1853599166 Pages: 89 Price: U.K. £ 29.95
Hardback: ISBN: 1853599166 Pages: 89 Price: U.S. $ 54.95
Hardback: ISBN: 1853599166 Pages: 89 Price: Canada $ 69.95

The book contains a collection of studies of the linguistic landscape - theuse of written language on signs in the public sphere - in 5 differentsocieties: Israel, Japan, Thailand, the Netherlands (Friesland) and Spain(Basque Country). All contributions focus on multilingualism in the socialcontext of the major cities.

Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics
Subject Language(s): Basque (eus)                             Finnish (fin)                             Hebrew (heb)                             Japanese (jpn)
Written In: English (eng )

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