Authority and Identity: A Sociolinguistic History of Europe before the Modern Age

Authority and Identity: A Sociolinguistic History of Europe before the Modern Age

by R. Millar

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ISBN-13: 9781349312894
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date: 07/21/2010
Edition description: 1st ed. 2010
Pages: 247
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

About the Author

ROBERT McCOLL MILLAR is Senior Lecturer in Linguistics at the University of Aberdeen, Scotland. His books include Language, Nation and Power and Northern and Insular Scots.

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations A Note on Naming Prologue Sociology of Language: An Introduction Linguistic Prehistory The First European Literacies The First Hegemonies Centrifugal and Centripetal Forces. Late Antiquity and the Early Medieval Period Competing Hegemonies: The High Middle Ages The Birth of the Modern?: The Fourteenth and Fifteenth Centuries Conclusions Notes Bibliography

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