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Language, nation, and power

an introduction

by Robert McColl Millar

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Published by Palgrave Macmillan in Basingstoke, Hampshire, New York .
Written in English

  • Language and languages -- Political aspects.,
  • Standard language.,
  • Language planning.,
  • Nationalism.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 211-223) and index.

    StatementRobert McColl Millar.
    LC ClassificationsP119.3 .M55 2005
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 232 p. :
    Number of Pages232
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3422038M
    ISBN 101403939713, 1403939721
    ISBN 109781403939715, 9781403939722
    LC Control Number2005043357

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O'G. Anderson explores the cultural and political contradictions that have arisen from two critical facts in Indonesian history: that while the Indonesian nation is young, the Indonesian nation is ancient originating in the early seventeenth-century Dutch conquests; and that contemporary politics are conducted in a new by: Paul Nation is Emeritus Professor in Applied Linguistics at the School of Linguistics and Applied Language Studies (LALS) at Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand.

His specialist interests are the teaching and learning of vocabulary and language teaching methodology. He has taught in Indonesia, Thailand, the United States, Finland and. Language policies in Southeast Asia have been shaped by the process of nation-building on the one hand and by political and economic considerations on the other.

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This volume takes its starting point in the non-Arabic and non-Muslim communities, tracing their linguistic and literary practices as part of a number of interlinked processes, including that of religious.