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The Resource Minority languages and cultural diversity in Europe : Gaelic and Sorbian perspectives, Konstanze Glaser

Minority languages and cultural diversity in Europe : Gaelic and Sorbian perspectives, Konstanze Glaser

Label
Minority languages and cultural diversity in Europe : Gaelic and Sorbian perspectives
Title
Minority languages and cultural diversity in Europe
Title remainder
Gaelic and Sorbian perspectives
Statement of responsibility
Konstanze Glaser
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • gle
  • ger
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Combines a theoretical understanding of minority languages and associated language rights, alongside an examination of two particular European minority language communities. This book explores contemporary ethnocultural minority agendas in Europe, and covers key aspects of Europe's least explored "linguistic cultures" such as Gaelic and Sorbian
Member of
Action
digitized
Cataloging source
OCLCE
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1968-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Glaser, Konstanze
Dewey number
305.7094
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Language note
Text in English; one questionnaire translated into the German language
LC call number
P119.315
LC item number
.G57 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Linguistic diversity and language rights
Series volume
3
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  • Linguistic minorities
  • Nationalism
  • Language and culture
  • Thought and thinking
  • Scottish Gaelic language
  • Sorbian languages
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • Anthropology
  • Language and culture
  • Linguistic minorities
  • Nationalism
  • Scottish Gaelic language
  • Sorbian languages
  • Thought and thinking
  • Europe
  • Minderheidstalen
  • Nationalisme
  • Relativisme
  • Gaelic (Schots)
  • Sorbisch
  • Europa (geografie)
Label
Minority languages and cultural diversity in Europe : Gaelic and Sorbian perspectives, Konstanze Glaser
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
file reproduced from original
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover . Contents -- Series Editor's Foreword -- Acknowledgements -- Abbreviations and Coding -- Chapter 1 Introduction -- Purpose and Key Issues -- Outline of Content -- Research Methodology and Ethical Considerations -- Chapter 2 Ethnocultural Minorities in Europe: The Political Context -- Ethnicity and Ethnocultural Belonging -- Legacies of Nationalism -- Globalisation and European Unity -- Ethnocultural Identities -- Theories on Language, Thought and Culture from the Enlightenment to the Present / Chapter 3 Multilingualism as Premise of Cultural Diversity -- Inquiries into Language and Culture at the Time of the Enlightenment and the Romantic Movement -- Investigations into Language and Thought During the First Half of the 20th Century -- Two Languages, Two World Views?. Diversity Under Threat: Responses to Fragmentation, Competition and Hybridity / Bilinguality -- Recent Contributions and Initiatives -- Concluding Remarks -- Chapter 4 Gaelic in Scotland -- 'Gaelic' as a Linguistic Label -- The Decline of Gaelic -- Gaelic in the 20th Century -- On the Origins and Conceptual Transformation of Gaeldom -- Recent Initiatives and Concluding Remarks -- Chapter 5 Sorbian in Lusatia -- 'Sorbian' as a Linguistic Label -- Speaker Numbers from the 17th to the Mid-20th Centuries -- The Origins and Key Dimensions of Sorbian Nationhood -- Sorbian Linguistic Nationalism -- Concluding Remarks from a Comparative Perspective -- Gaelic and Sorbian in Relation to Thought, Culture and Self / Chapter 6 Language Metaphysics on the Ground -- Do Bilingual People Think Differently?. A Matter of Access: Languages as Codes to Histories and Homelands / Two Languages, Two Windows Onto the World -- The Argument that Certain Things Cannot Be Translated -- Language Loss as a Cause of Social Decay / Language and Selfhood -- Worlds of Gaelic/Sorbian and Worlds of English/German -- Implications for Corpus Planning and Education / Concluding Remarks -- Language as a Unifier / Chapter 7 Narratives of Continuity -- Cultural Survival from a Minority Perspective -- Dimensions of
  • Change -- Dimensions of Continuity: Old Sources, Modern Implementations -- The Importance of Linguistic Continuity to Specific Practices -- Concluding Remarks -- Language as Source of Social Boundaries / 8 The (Re)Production of Difference -- The Demise of the Highland Line / Gaelic -- Otherness or Ambiguity?. Language Proficiency as a Marker of Elites / Sorbian -- Concluding Remarks -- 9 Conclusion -- Bibliography -- Scotland and Ireland from a Gaelic perspective / Appendix A -- Shares of Gaelic speakers in local populations (parish-level) in 2001. Appendix C: Slavic territories to the west of the River Oder in the 10th and 11th centuries / Appendix B -- Areas with significant numbers of Sorbian/Wendish speakers (1999). Appendix E: Gaelic-related Questionnaire (English version). Appendix F: Sorbian-related Questionnaire (German version). Index / Appendix D -- Last Page
Control code
610083732
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvii, 397 pages)
File format
one file format
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781853599330
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
31949781853599330
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)610083732
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
Minority languages and cultural diversity in Europe : Gaelic and Sorbian perspectives, Konstanze Glaser
Publication
Antecedent source
file reproduced from original
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover . Contents -- Series Editor's Foreword -- Acknowledgements -- Abbreviations and Coding -- Chapter 1 Introduction -- Purpose and Key Issues -- Outline of Content -- Research Methodology and Ethical Considerations -- Chapter 2 Ethnocultural Minorities in Europe: The Political Context -- Ethnicity and Ethnocultural Belonging -- Legacies of Nationalism -- Globalisation and European Unity -- Ethnocultural Identities -- Theories on Language, Thought and Culture from the Enlightenment to the Present / Chapter 3 Multilingualism as Premise of Cultural Diversity -- Inquiries into Language and Culture at the Time of the Enlightenment and the Romantic Movement -- Investigations into Language and Thought During the First Half of the 20th Century -- Two Languages, Two World Views?. Diversity Under Threat: Responses to Fragmentation, Competition and Hybridity / Bilinguality -- Recent Contributions and Initiatives -- Concluding Remarks -- Chapter 4 Gaelic in Scotland -- 'Gaelic' as a Linguistic Label -- The Decline of Gaelic -- Gaelic in the 20th Century -- On the Origins and Conceptual Transformation of Gaeldom -- Recent Initiatives and Concluding Remarks -- Chapter 5 Sorbian in Lusatia -- 'Sorbian' as a Linguistic Label -- Speaker Numbers from the 17th to the Mid-20th Centuries -- The Origins and Key Dimensions of Sorbian Nationhood -- Sorbian Linguistic Nationalism -- Concluding Remarks from a Comparative Perspective -- Gaelic and Sorbian in Relation to Thought, Culture and Self / Chapter 6 Language Metaphysics on the Ground -- Do Bilingual People Think Differently?. A Matter of Access: Languages as Codes to Histories and Homelands / Two Languages, Two Windows Onto the World -- The Argument that Certain Things Cannot Be Translated -- Language Loss as a Cause of Social Decay / Language and Selfhood -- Worlds of Gaelic/Sorbian and Worlds of English/German -- Implications for Corpus Planning and Education / Concluding Remarks -- Language as a Unifier / Chapter 7 Narratives of Continuity -- Cultural Survival from a Minority Perspective -- Dimensions of
  • Change -- Dimensions of Continuity: Old Sources, Modern Implementations -- The Importance of Linguistic Continuity to Specific Practices -- Concluding Remarks -- Language as Source of Social Boundaries / 8 The (Re)Production of Difference -- The Demise of the Highland Line / Gaelic -- Otherness or Ambiguity?. Language Proficiency as a Marker of Elites / Sorbian -- Concluding Remarks -- 9 Conclusion -- Bibliography -- Scotland and Ireland from a Gaelic perspective / Appendix A -- Shares of Gaelic speakers in local populations (parish-level) in 2001. Appendix C: Slavic territories to the west of the River Oder in the 10th and 11th centuries / Appendix B -- Areas with significant numbers of Sorbian/Wendish speakers (1999). Appendix E: Gaelic-related Questionnaire (English version). Appendix F: Sorbian-related Questionnaire (German version). Index / Appendix D -- Last Page
Control code
610083732
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvii, 397 pages)
File format
one file format
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781853599330
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
31949781853599330
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)610083732
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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