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Voices of Modernity: Language Ideologies and the Politics of Inequality

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Language and tradition have long been relegated to the sidelines as scholars have considered the role of politics, science, technology and economics in the making of the modern world. This reading of over two centuries of philosophy, political theory, anthropology, folklore and history argues that new ways of imagining language and representing supposedly premodern people - the poor, labourers, country folk, non-europeans and women - made political and scientific revolutions possible. The connections between language ...

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Voices of Modernity: Language Ideologies and the Politics of Inequality
2003, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780521008976

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Voices of Modernity: Language Ideologies and the Politics of Inequality
2003, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780521810692

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