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Language in Jewish Society: Towards a New Understanding

Krohn, Nitza

In his book, Language in Jewish Society: Towards a New Understanding Myhill ambitiously analyzes the relationship between language, identity, and society over a period of 3,000 years of Jewish history. Addressing a general readership, Myhill rejects an insider’s ideological approach, which focuses on the uniqueness of Jewish attitudes to language, in favor of a typological perspective, which explores the commonalities and differences between Jewish and non-Jewish sociolinguistic attitudes.

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Published In
Working Papers in TESOL & Applied Linguistics
Volume
6
Issue
1
Pages
1 - 3
Academic Units
Applied Linguistics and Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages
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