Languages at War : Policies and Practices of Language Contacts in Conflict, Hardback Book

Languages at War : Policies and Practices of Language Contacts in Conflict Hardback

Edited by Hilary Footitt, Michael Kelly

Part of the Palgrave Studies in Languages at War series

Description

Emphasising the significance of foreign languages at the centre of war and conflict, this book argues that 'foreignness' and foreign languages are key to our understanding of what happens in war.

Through case studies the book traces the role of languages in intelligence, military deployment, soldier/civilian meetings, occupation and peace building.

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  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 269 pages, XV, 269 p.
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Sociolinguistics
  • ISBN: 9780230368774

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