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Language, Nation and Power An Introduction

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ISBN-10: 1403939721

ISBN-13: 9781403939722

Edition: 2005

Authors: Robert McColl Millar

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Providing students with a platform for discussion on the ways in which language is used to construct national or ethnic identities, this text focuses on the processes by which a language can be planned and standardised, as well as looking at the results of these processes on the language itself and the people who speak it.
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Book details

List price: $84.99
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date: 8/5/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 232
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.682

Robert McColl Millar is Reader in Linguistics in the School of Language & Literature at the University of Aberdeen. His books include Northern and Insular Scots (2007), Authority and Identity. A Sociolinguistic History of Europe before the Modern Age (2010) and English Historical Sociolinguistics (2012).

Preface
An Introduction:Diglossiaand Its Aftermath
Nation and Language
Language and Dialect
Language Standardization
Language Planning
Language and Nation-Building
Conclusion
References
Index
Preface