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Arabic Language : Its Role in History.

Author: Anwar G Chejne
Publisher: Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, 1969.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Arabic, with its rich literary heritage, is one of the major languages of the world. It is spoken by about one hundred million people inhabiting a wide and important area of the Middle East. Yet the language and its significant role in history are little.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Anwar G Chejne
ISBN: 9780816661824 0816661820
OCLC Number: 476161770
Description: 1 online resource (255 pages)
Contents: 1. THE SIGNIFICANCE OF ARABIC IN ARAB-MUSLIM SOCIETY; 2. AN INTRODUCTION TO THE LANGUAGE; 3. THE CODIFICATION OF THE LANGUAGE AND PHILOLOGICAL STUDIES; 4. THE DEVELOPMENT, GROWTH, AND DECLINE OF THE LANGUAGE; 5. THE ARAB WORLD CONFRONTS THE WEST; 6. THE REVIVAL OF LITERARY ARABIC IN MODERN TIMES; 7. LEADERS OF THE LINGUISTIC MOVEMENT AND LINGUISTIC STUDIES; 8. PROBLEMS AND PROPOSALS FOR THE REFORM OF ARABIC; 9. SUMMARY AND CONCLUSION; NOTES; LIST OF PERIODICALS; BIBLIOGRAPHY; INDEX.

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Arabic, with its rich literary heritage, is one of the major languages of the world. It is spoken by about one hundred million people inhabiting a wide and important area of the Middle East. Yet the language and its significant role in history are little.

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