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Language and nationalism in Europe

Author: Stephen Barbour
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford Univ. Press, 2007.
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This work examines the role of language in the present and past creation of social, cultural, and national identities in Europe. It seeks answers to such questions as: what linguistic, geographical,  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Barbour
ISBN: 0198236719 9780198236719 9780199250851 0199250855
OCLC Number: 613069926
Description: XI, 319 Seiten
Contents: 1. Nationalism, Language, Europe ; 2. Britain and Ireland: The Varying Significance of Language for Nationalism ; 3. France: 'One State, One Nation, One Language?' ; 4. The Iberian Peninsula: Conflicting Linguistic Nationalisms ; 5. Northern Europe: Languages as Prime Markers of Ethnic and National Identity ; 6. The Low Countries: A Study in Sharply Contrasting Nationalisms ; 7. Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Luxembourg: The Total Coincidence of Nations and Speech Communities? ; 8. Language and Nationalism in Italy: Language as a Weak Marker of Identity ; 9. Contrasting Ethnic Nationalisms: Eastern Central Europe ; 10. 'A People Exists and that People has its Language': Language and Nationalism in the Balkans ; 11. Greece and European Turkey: From Religious to Linguistic Identity ; 12. Coming to Terms with the Past: Language and Nationalism in Russia and its Neighbours ; 13. Conclusions: Language and National Identity in Europe ; References ; Index
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