Languages and the Military: Alliances, Occupation and Peace Building (BOK)

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For the first time, this book explores the role of foreign languages in military alliances, in occupation and in peace building, through detailed case studies from Ireland, Britain, France, Finland, Slovenia, Korea, Bosnia and Cyprus, ranging from the eighteenth century until today. It adopts a multidisciplinary perspective, bringing together academic researchers and practitioners - from the military, and from the museum and interpreting worlds. The book raises key issues about communication, identity and representation in war, and argues that the complex linguistic dimensions of conflict and peace operations are of major relevance to military planners, civilian agencies, museums and the media.

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Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Innbundet
Utgitt 2012 Forlag
PALGRAVE MACMILLAN
ISBN 9780230365513 Antall sider 264
Dimensjoner 14,3cm x 22,4cm x 1,9cm Vekt 438 gram
Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd Andre medvirkende Hilary Footitt, Michael Kelly
Emner og form Sociolinguistics, International relations, Military history, Peace studies & conflict resolution

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