Beyond boundaries: language and identity in contemporary Europe
Paul Gubbins, Mike Holt
Multilingual Matters, 2002 - History - 162 pages
Language and identity are closely interwoven: this collection of essays examines their relationship in a multicultural Europe and beyond and explores various ways in which language is used to forge class, regional and national identity. The question of multiple identity and the role of English are also considered.
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Beyond Boundaries: Language and Identity in Contemporary Europe
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