The Death of the Irish Language

The Death of the Irish Language

by Reg Hindley
     
 

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Using a blend of statistical analysis with field survery among native Irish speakers, Reg Hindley explores the reasons for the decline of the Irish language and investigates the relationships between geographical environment and language retention. He puts Irish into a broader European context as a European minority language, and assesses its present position and

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Using a blend of statistical analysis with field survery among native Irish speakers, Reg Hindley explores the reasons for the decline of the Irish language and investigates the relationships between geographical environment and language retention. He puts Irish into a broader European context as a European minority language, and assesses its present position and prospects.

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Using a blend of statistical analysis and field surveys of native Irish speakers, Hindley explores the reasons for the decline of the Irish language and investigates the relationships between geographical environment and language retention. He puts Irish into a broader European context as one of many minority languages, and assesses its present position and prospects. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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ISBN-13:
9780415064811
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
03/22/1991
Series:
Bradford Studies in European Politics Series
Pages:
364
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.81(d)

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