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Language and National Identity

Comparing France and Sweden

Language and National Identity( )
Author: Oakes, Leigh
Series title:IMPACT
ISBN:978-1-58811-116-6
Publication Date:Jan 2001
Publisher:John Benjamins Publishing Company
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $227.95
Book Description:

This book re-examines the relationship between language and national identity. Unlike many previous studies, it employs a comparative approach: France and Sweden have been chosen as case studies both for their similarities (e.g. both are member states of the European Union) as well as their important differences (e.g. France subscribes in principle to a civic model of national identity, whereas the basis of Swedish identity is undeniably ethnic). It is precisely differences...
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Book Details
Pages:316
Detailed Subjects: Language Arts & Disciplines / Linguistics / Sociolinguistics
Social Science / Ethnic Studies / General
History / Europe / France
History / Europe / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):16.4 x 24.5 cm
Book Weight:0.54 Kilograms



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