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English and the discourses of colonialism

Author: Alastair Pennycook
Publisher: London Routledge 1998
Series: The politics of language
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Alastair Pennycook here examines colonial language policies in India, Malaysia and Hong Kong, and shows how various policies emerged which both reflected and produced colonial discourses.


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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Alastair Pennycook
ISBN: 0415178479 9780415178471 0415178487 9780415178488
OCLC Number: 833282085
Description: XII, 239 Seiten Illustrationen
Series Title: The politics of language
Responsibility: Alastair Pennycook
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