The Turkish Language Reform: A Catastrophic Success

The Turkish Language Reform: A Catastrophic Success

by Geoffrey L. Lewis, Geoffrey Lewis
     
 

This is the first account of the transformation of the Turkish language in the years following 1930—probably the most extensive piece of language engineering ever attempted. The book is important both for the study of linguistic change and for the light it throws on twentieth-century Turkish politics and society.  See more details below

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This is the first account of the transformation of the Turkish language in the years following 1930—probably the most extensive piece of language engineering ever attempted. The book is important both for the study of linguistic change and for the light it throws on twentieth-century Turkish politics and society.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198238560
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
03/28/2000
Pages:
200
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.70(d)
Lexile:
1330L (what's this?)

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