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The Celtic languages

Author: Martin J Ball; Nicole Müller
Publisher: New York, NY : Routledge, ©2010.
Series: Routledge language family series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Describes in depth all the Celtic languages from historical, structural and sociolinguistic perspectives with individual chapters on Irish, Scottish Gaelic, Manx, Welsh, Breton and Cornish. This  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Martin J Ball; Nicole Müller
ISBN: 9780415422796 0415422795 9780203882481 0203882482
OCLC Number: 299381516
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xii, 785 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: Typological aspects of the Celtic languages / James Fife --
The emergence of the Celtic languages / Joseph Eska --
Continental Celtic / Joseph Eska & D. Ellis Evans --
Old and Middle Irish / David Stifter --
Old and Middle Welsh / David Willis --
Irish / Dónall Ó Baoill --
Scottish Gaelic / William Gillies --
Manx / George Broderick --
Welsh / Gwenllian Awbery --
Breton / Ian Press --
Cornish / Ken George --
Irish speaking society and the state / Tadhg Ó hIfearnáin --
Scottish Gaelic today : social history and contemporary status / Ken MacKinnon --
The sociolinguistic context of Welsh / Robert Owen Jones & Colin H. Williams --
Language, culture, and identity in Brittany : the sociolinguistics of Breton / Lenora Timm --
The revived languages / Ken George and George Broderick.
Series Title: Routledge language family series.
Responsibility: [edited by] Martin J. Ball and Nicole Muller.

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