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Language and culture in the growth of imperialism

Author: Sharron Gu
Publisher: Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, [2012]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This innovative study examines imperialism from a cultural and linguistic perspective, portraying the rise and fall of ancient Greek, Roman, medieval Islamic, modern British, Russian and American empires as a part of the natural life of world civilizations "--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sharron Gu
ISBN: 9780786468485 0786468483
OCLC Number: 761369355
Description: vi, 305 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Part One. The Birth of Golden Boys --
Oral and Written Language : Greek and Roman Empires --
God's Word Written and Spoken : The Roman and Islamic Empires --
The Words of Law : Islamic and British Empires --
Letters and Voices of English : British and American Empire --
Old and New Songs : Russian and American Empires --
Part Two. Growing Up and Puberty --
Black/White Vision of the World --
Inflated Self and Playing God --
Exaggerated Fear and Insecurity --
Part Three. Marriage and Maturity --
Expanding Worldview and Sharing Self --
Confidence and Tolerance.
Responsibility: Sharron Gu.

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"This innovative study examines imperialism from a cultural and linguistic perspective, portraying the rise and fall of ancient Greek, Roman, medieval Islamic, modern British, Russian and American empires as a part of the natural life of world civilizations "--Provided by publisher.

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