Language Conflict in Algeria (BOK)

Mohamed Benrabah

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This is a book about the use of languages as a proxy for conflict. It traces the history of Algeria from colonization by the French in 1830 to the celebration of 50 years of independence in 2012, and examines the linguistic issues that have accompanied this turbulent period. The book begins with an examination of 'language conflict' and related concepts, and then applies them to both the French colonists' language policies and the Arabization campaigns which followed independence. This is followed by an analysis of the rivalry between the English and French languages in independent Algeria. The book concludes with a study of the language choices made by Algerian writers and the complex tensions which arose from these choices among intellectuals in the colonial and post-colonial periods.

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Innbundet
Utgitt 2013 Forfatter Mohamed Benrabah
Forlag
MULTILINGUAL MATTERS LTD
ISBN 9781847699640
Antall sider 216 Dimensjoner 16,2cm x 21,8cm x 1,7cm
Vekt 404 gram