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Title: The Irish Language in Ireland
Subtitle: From Giodel to Globalisation
Series Title: Routledge Studies in Linguistics
Description:

This book comprises the first complete treatment of the Irish language in
social context throughout the whole of Ireland, with a particular focus on
contemporary society. The possibilities and limitations of the craft of
language planning for the revival of the Irish language are outlined and
the book also situates the language issue in the context of current debates
on the geography, history and politics of the nature of Irish identity. A
comprehensive multidisciplinary approach is adopted throughout.

Publication Year: 2005
Publisher: Routledge (Taylor and Francis)
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Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics
Anthropological Linguistics
Subject Language(s): Irish
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 0415320461
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 288
Prices: U.S.$ 140.00