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Language Death

Language Death
The Life Cycle of a Scottish Gaelic Dialect

Nancy C. Dorian

256 pages | 6 x 9
Ebook 2016 | ISBN 9781512815580 | Buy from Combined Academic Publishers £13.99
An Anniversary Collection volume

"Exemplary. . . . It is the first work ever to follow the fate of a dying language and document the process of language replacement."—Journal of Language and Social Psychology

"RIch and typologically-oriented . . . indispensable to anybody interested in phenomena related to language death."—Language

This book is a volume in the Penn Press Anniversary Collection. To mark its 125th anniversary in 2015, the University of Pennsylvania Press rereleased more than 1,100 titles from Penn Press's distinguished backlist from 1899-1999 that had fallen out of print. Spanning an entire century, the Anniversary Collection offers peer-reviewed scholarship in a wide range of subject areas.

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