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Guardians of language : twenty voices through history

Author: Florian Coulmas
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2016.
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This text provides an accessible account of the origins and conceptual foundations of language policy. Florian Coulmas discusses the influence of twenty intellectuals from medieval to modern times, and from a variety of cultures, who have taken issue with language, its use, development, and political potential.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version :
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Florian Coulmas
ISBN: 9780191818646 019181864X 9780191056178 0191056170
OCLC Number: 946770427
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Preface ; Introduction: The Politics of Language ; 1. Alcuin of York ; 2. Sibawayhi ; 3. Dante Alighieri ; 4. King Sejong the Great ; 5. Elio Antonio de Nebrija ; 6. Cardinal Richelieu ; 7. Catherine the Great ; 8. Adamantios Korais ; 9. Noah Webster ; 10. Jacob Grimm ; 11. Eliezer Ben-Yehuda ; 12. Ludovik Lazarus Zamenhof ; 13. Ueda Kazutoshi ; 14. Vladimir Ilyich Lenin ; 15. Mustafa Kemal Ataturk ; 16. Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi ; 17. Zhou Enlai ; 18. Pope Paul VI ; 19. Sutan Takdir Alisjahbana ; 20. Leopold Sedar Senghor ; Lessons learnt ; Bibliography ; Index
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