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Contested tongues : language politics and cultural correction in Ukraine

Author: Laada Bilaniuk
Publisher: Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2005.
Series: Culture and society after socialism.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

During the controversial 2004 elections that led to the "Orange Revolution" in Ukraine, cultural and linguistic differences threatened to break apart the country. Contested Tongues explains the  Read more...


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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Bilaniuk, Laada.
Contested tongues.
Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2005
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Laada Bilaniuk
ISBN: 0801443490 0801472792 9780801443497 9780801472794
OCLC Number: 60596174
Awards: Winner of Winner of the AATSEEL Award for Best Contribution.
Description: xiv, 230 pages : illustrations, map ; 25 cm.
Contents: Language paradoxes and ideologies of correction --
Lives of language --
Language at the threshold --
Surzhyk --
Correction, criticism, and the struggle over status --
Concealilng tensions and mediating pluralisms.
Series Title: Culture and society after socialism.
Responsibility: Laada Bilaniuk.
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"A thorough and insightful account of the struggle of linguistic and social values brought to the fore by Ukrainian independence. The book is well grounded in the history of language policies and Read more...

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