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The Resource Language in Jewish society : towards a new understanding, John Myhill, (electronic resource)

Language in Jewish society : towards a new understanding, John Myhill, (electronic resource)

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Language in Jewish society : towards a new understanding
Title
Language in Jewish society
Title remainder
towards a new understanding
Statement of responsibility
John Myhill
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
John Myhill argues that the usage of language in Jewish societies can be understood as following from certain specific principles, particularly regarding the relationship between language and identity. He discusses the revival of Hebrew, Hebrew in the diaspora, the survival of Yiddish and more
Member of
Action
digitized
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1956-
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Myhill, John
Dewey number
306.44/089/924
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Multilingual matters
Series volume
128
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Jews
  • Sociolinguistics
  • Jews
  • Hebrew language
  • Jews
  • Sociolinguistics
  • Jews
  • Hebrew Language
Label
Language in Jewish society : towards a new understanding, John Myhill, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 223-235) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Language and Jewish identity -- Jewish language and identity in comparative and historical perspective -- Language and Jewish identity in modern times -- Hebrew as language of ancient Israel -- The death of Hebrew as a spoken language -- Hebrew as a sacred language -- Diaspora Hebrew and the modern European ideology of language and identity -- The revival of Hebrew -- Diaspora Hebrew today -- Aramaic -- Judeo-Arabic -- Judeo-Spanish -- Yiddish -- Are 'Jewish languages' a unique phenomenon? -- Why are there no new 'Jewish languages'? -- Flowering and death -- Catastrophe and emotional attachment -- Prestige of languages -- Is Yiddish qualitatively different from other diaspora languages? -- Conflicts with everyday-language-and-identity groups -- Sociolinguistics in Israel today
Control code
ocn567989221
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st ed
Extent
1 online resource (ix, 239 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781853597602
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)567989221
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
Language in Jewish society : towards a new understanding, John Myhill, (electronic resource)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 223-235) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Language and Jewish identity -- Jewish language and identity in comparative and historical perspective -- Language and Jewish identity in modern times -- Hebrew as language of ancient Israel -- The death of Hebrew as a spoken language -- Hebrew as a sacred language -- Diaspora Hebrew and the modern European ideology of language and identity -- The revival of Hebrew -- Diaspora Hebrew today -- Aramaic -- Judeo-Arabic -- Judeo-Spanish -- Yiddish -- Are 'Jewish languages' a unique phenomenon? -- Why are there no new 'Jewish languages'? -- Flowering and death -- Catastrophe and emotional attachment -- Prestige of languages -- Is Yiddish qualitatively different from other diaspora languages? -- Conflicts with everyday-language-and-identity groups -- Sociolinguistics in Israel today
Control code
ocn567989221
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st ed
Extent
1 online resource (ix, 239 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781853597602
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)567989221
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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