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Let's do our best for the ancient tongue : the Welsh language in the twentieth century

Author: Mari A Williams; Geraint H Jenkins
Publisher: Cardiff : University of Wales Press, 2000.
Series: Social history of the Welsh language.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An authoritative and thorough analysis of the fortunes of the Welsh language in the most tumultuous period of its history.

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Let's do our best for the ancient tongue.
Cardiff : University of Wales Press, 2000
(OCoLC)646958744
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mari A Williams; Geraint H Jenkins
ISBN: 0708316581 9780708316580
OCLC Number: 45901226
Language Note: In English with quotations in Welsh.
Description: xiv, 700 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: The fortunes of the Welsh language 1900-2000 : introduction / Geraint H. Jenkins and Mari A. Williams --
The Welsh language 1921-1991 : a geolinguistic perspective / John W. Aitchison and Harold Carter --
The Welsh language and the geographical imagination 1918-1950 / Pyrs Gruffudd --
Women and the Welsh language in the industrial valleys of South Wales 1914-1945 / Mari A. Williams --
The Welsh language movement in the first half of the twentieth century : an exercise in quiet revolutions / Marion Löffler --
The legal status of the Welsh language in the twentieth century / Gwilym Prys Davies --
The attitude of political parties towards the Welsh language / J. Graham Jones --
Journalism and the Welsh language / Robert Smith --
Broadcasting and the Welsh language / Robert Smith --
The British state and Welsh-language education 1914-1991 / W. Gareth Evans --
The Welsh language and religion / D. Densil Morgan --
Welsh literature since 1914 / R. Gerallt Jones --
The riches of the past? Recording Welsh dialects / Beth Thomas --
The war of the tongues : early Anglo-Welsh responses to Welsh literary culture / John Harris --
The history of the Welsh Language Society, 1962-1998 / Dylan Phillips --
The Welsh language movement and bilingualism : what can local organizations achieve? / Marion Löffler --
We'll keep a welcome? The effects of tourism on the Welsh language / Dylan Phillips --
The Welsh language and agricultural communities in the twentieth century / Garth Hughes, Peter Midmore and Anne-Marie Sherwood --
The Welsh language and local authority planning in Gwynedd 1974-1995 / Delyth Morris --
The other Celtic languages in the twentieth century / Glanville Price --
Lesser-used languages and linguistic minorities in Europe since 1918 : an overview / Robin Okey --
Restoring the language / Colin H. Williams.
Series Title: Social history of the Welsh language.
Other Titles: Welsh language in the twentieth century
Responsibility: editors, Geraint H. Jenkins and Mari A. Williams.
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