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Language in Jewish society [electronic resource] : towards a new understanding / John Myhill.

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Author/Creator:
Myhill, John, 1956-
Edition:
1st ed.
Publication:
Clevedon, [England] ; Buffalo, NY : Multilingual Matters, c2004.
Format/Description:
Book
ix, 239 p.
Subjects:
Jews -- Languages.
Sociolinguistics.
Jews -- Identity.
Hebrew language -- History.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Contents:
Language and Jewish identity
Jewish language and identity in comparative and historical perspective
Language and Jewish identity in modern times
Hebrew as language of ancient Israel
The death of Hebrew as a spoken language
Hebrew as a sacred language
Diaspora Hebrew and the modern European ideology of language and identity
The revival of Hebrew
Diaspora Hebrew today
Aramaic
Judeo-Arabic
Judeo-Spanish
Yiddish
Are 'Jewish languages' a unique phenomenon?
Why are there no new 'Jewish languages'?
Flowering and death
Catastrophe and emotional attachment
Prestige of languages
Is Yiddish qualitatively different from other diaspora languages?
Conflicts with everyday-language-and-identity groups
Sociolinguistics in Israel today.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 223-235) and index.
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Contributor:
ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN:
1853597619 (hbk : alk. paper)
1853597600 (pbk : alk. paper)
1853597627 (electronic)
OCLC:
567989221
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