The Irish Language in Ireland: From Goidel to Globalisation

The Irish Language in Ireland: From Goidel to Globalisation

by Diarmait Mac Giolla Chriost
     
 

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This book comprises the first complete treatment of the Irish language in social context throughout the whole of Ireland, with a particular focus on contemporary society. The possibilities and limitations of the craft of language planning for the revival of the Irish language are outlined and the book also situates the language issue in the context of current

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This book comprises the first complete treatment of the Irish language in social context throughout the whole of Ireland, with a particular focus on contemporary society. The possibilities and limitations of the craft of language planning for the revival of the Irish language are outlined and the book also situates the language issue in the context of current debates on the geography, history and politics of the nature of Irish identity. A comprehensive multidisciplinary approach is adopted throughout.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415320467
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
04/28/2005
Series:
Routledge Studies in Linguistics Series
Pages:
280
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.80(d)

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