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Language spread : studies in diffusion and social change / edited by Robert L. Cooper.

; Center for Applied Linguistics
Bloomington : Indiana University Press ; [1982] .
ISBN 0253320003

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Other Authors Cooper, Robert L. 1931-2012.
Center for Applied Linguistics.
Subjects Cambio social -- Congresos.
Changement social -- Congrès.
Histoire -- Langues.
Kongress.
Langage -- Diffusion -- Congrès.
Language spread -- Congresses.
Language spread.
Linguistique.
Social change -- Congresses.
Social change.
Sociolinguistique.
Sociolinguïstiek.
Sozialer Wandel.
Sprachverbreitung.
Taalcontact.
Verspreiding.
Description vii, 360 pages ; 24 cm
Copyright Date [1982]
[1982]
©1982
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.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Also issued online.
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.
Production 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.
Genre Aberystwyth (1978)
Conference proceedings.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)8033524
(OCoLC)ocm08033524
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