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Dangerous language : Esperanto under Hitler and Stalin

Author: Ulrich Lins; Humphrey Tonkin
Publisher: London, United Kingdom : Palgrave Macmillan, [2016]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
This book examines the rise of the international language Esperanto, launched in 1887 as a proposed solution to national conflicts and a path to a more tolerant world. The chapters in this volume chart the emergence of Esperanto as an answer to a widespread democratic desire for direct person-to-person international communication regardless of political boundaries. Its early success was limited, mostly because of  Read more...

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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: Ulrich Lins; Humphrey Tonkin
ISBN: 9781137549174 1137549173 9781352000191 1352000199
OCLC Number: 972478007
Language Note: Translated from the Esperanto.
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: A suspicious new language --
'Language of Jews and Communists' --
'Language of petty bourgeois and cosmopolitans'
Other Titles: Gefährliche Sprache.
Responsibility: Ulrich Lins ; translated by Humphrey Tonkin.


This volume is complemented by the sister volume Dangerous Language - Esperanto and the Decline of Stalinism which offers a concentration on the Cold War history of Esperanto in Eastern Europe.  Read more...


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"Humphrey Tonkin's English translation of Ulrich Lins' work ... offers a comprehensive analysis of the advent and diffusion of the International Language, charting its development from the embryonic Read more...

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