Soviet Yiddish

Pub Date : 1999 | Author : Gennadiĭ Ėstraĭkh | Publisher : Oxford University Press on Demand

ISBN 10 : UVA:X004268594
ISBN 13 :

This is the first comprehensive study of Yiddish in the former Soviet Union. A chronicle of orthographic and other reformsfrom the state of the language in pre-Revolutionary Russia..

Language Education And Society In A Changing World

Pub Date : 1996 | Author : Tina Hickey | Publisher : Multilingual Matters

ISBN 10 : 185359315X
ISBN 13 : 9781853593154

This book addresses many of the issues facing language teachers, researchers and policy makers in a world where languages are becoming extinct at an alarming rate and are frequentl..

Language Planning And Policy In Europe

Pub Date : 2008 | Author : Robert B. Kaplan | Publisher : Multilingual Matters

ISBN 10 : 9781847690289
ISBN 13 : 1847690289

This volume covers the language situation in the Baltic States, Ireland and Italy explaining the linguistic diversity, the historical and political contexts and the current languag..

Language Planning And Social Change

Pub Date : 1989 | Author : Robert L. Cooper | Publisher : Cambridge University Press

ISBN 10 : 0521336414
ISBN 13 : 9780521336413

This book describes the ways in which politicians, church officials, generals, and other leaders try to influence our use of language. Using many examples, Professor Cooper argues ..