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Language in South Asia / edited by Braj B Kachru, Yamuna Kachru and S N Sridhar.

Contributor(s): Kachru, B. Braj.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New Delhi ; Cambridge University Press, 2008Description: xxiv, 611 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.ISBN: 0521781418 .Subject(s): Sociolinguistics -- South Asia | Multilingualism -- South AsiaDDC classification: 409.54 Online resources: WorldCAt details | Ebook Fulltext
Contents:
Language history, families, and typology -- Languages and their functions -- Sanskrit and traditions of language study -- Multilingualism, contact, and convergence -- Orality, literacy, and writing systems -- Language conflicts -- Language and modernization -- Language and discourse -- Language and identity -- Languages in diaspora. Table of contents
Summary: An overview of the language of South Asia within a linguistic, historical and sociolinguistic context.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Language history, families, and typology --
Languages and their functions --
Sanskrit and traditions of language study --
Multilingualism, contact, and convergence --
Orality, literacy, and writing systems --
Language conflicts --
Language and modernization --
Language and discourse --
Language and identity --
Languages in diaspora. Table of contents

An overview of the language of South Asia within a linguistic, historical and sociolinguistic context.

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