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Wed Mar 14 2007

Books: Sociolinguistics: Adamson

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Message 1: The Defence of French: Adamson
Date: 13-Mar-2007
From: Kathryn King <>
Subject: The Defence of French: Adamson

Title: The Defence of French Subtitle: A language in crisis? Series Title: Multilingual Matters Published: 2007 Publisher: Multilingual Matters

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Author: Robin Adamson Hardback: ISBN: 9781853599491 Pages: 200 Price: U.K. £ 36.95
Hardback: ISBN: 9781853599491 Pages: 200 Price: U.S. $ 74.95

This book aims to find out whether French, one of the great languages ofthe world, is in crisis or not. It traces the history and development oflanguage defence in France and examines the sometimes contradictoryattitudes of French people to their beloved language. It assesses thenecessity for and the usefulness of the many activities in defence ofFrench and suggests what its future might be.

Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics
Subject Language(s): French (fra)
Written In: English (eng )

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