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Language spread : studies in diffusion and social change

Author: Robert L Cooper; Center for Applied Linguistics.
Publisher: Bloomington : Indiana University Press ; Washington, D.C. : Center for Applied Linguistics, ©1982.
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Kongress
Conference papers and proceedings
Aberystwyth (1978)
Congresses
Congrès
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Language spread.
Bloomington : Indiana University Press ; Washington, D.C. : Center for Applied Linguistics, ©1982
(OCoLC)563205025
Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert L Cooper; Center for Applied Linguistics.
ISBN: 0253320003 9780253320001
OCLC Number: 8033524
Notes: "Papers ... prepared for an international conference ... convened by the Center for Applied Linguistics ... held at the University College of Wales, Aberystwyth, September 12-14, 1978"--Preface.
Credits: "Papers ... prepared for an international conference ... convened by the Center for Applied Linguistics ... held at the University College of Wales, Aberystwyth, September 12-14, 1978"--Preface.
Description: vii, 360 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: A framework for the study of language spread / Robert L. Cooper --
Forces affecting language spread : some basic propositions / Stanley Lieberson --
Learning lingua francas and socioeconomic integration : evidence from Africa / Carol Myers Scotton --
Religious factors in language spread / Charles A. Ferguson --
Language spread : the ancient Near Eastern world / Herbert H. Paper --
Castilian colonization and indigenous languages : the cases of Quechua and Aymara / Shirley Brice Heath and Richard Laprade --
Language spread in a multilingual setting : the spread of Hindi as a case study / Bal Govind Misra --
Language spread as a wavelike diffusion process : Arabic in the southern Sudan / Ushari Mahmud --
The spread of Mandingo : military, commercial, and colonial influence on a linguistic datum / Louis-Jean Calvet --
Language spread and recession in Malaysia and the Malay Archipelago / Asmah Harji Omar. Movements and agencies of language spread : Wales and the Soviet Union compared / E. Glyn Lewis --
Nationalism and the Mandarin movement : the first half-century / Dayle Barnes --
Attracting a following to high-culture functions for a language of everyday life (the role of the Tshernovits Language Conference in the "Rise of Yiddish") / Joshua A. Fishman --
Acceleration, retardation, and reversal in language decay? / Wolfgang U. Dressler --
Microsociolinguistics of Hungarian-Serbocroatian bilingualism / Melanie Mikes.
Responsibility: edited by Robert L. Cooper.

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