Toward a Social History of American English

Toward a Social History of American English

CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE SOCIOLOGY OF LANGUAGE brings to students, researchers and practitioners in all of the social and language-related sciences carefully selected book-length publications dealing with sociolinguistic theory, methods, findings and applications. It approaches the study of language in society in its broadest sense, as a truly international and interdisciplinary field in which various approaches, theoretical and empirical, supplement and complement each other. The series invites the attention of linguists, language teachers of all interests, sociologists, political scientists, anthropologists, historians etc. to the development of the sociology of language.

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Pages 313 pages
Toward a Social History of American English
Language: en
Pages: 313
Authors: Joey L. Dillard
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-11-27 - Publisher: Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG

CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE SOCIOLOGY OF LANGUAGE brings to students, researchers and practitioners in all of the social and language-related sciences carefully select
Toward a Social History of American English
Language: en
Pages: 301
Authors: Joey Lee Dillard
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 1985 - Publisher: De Gruyter Mouton

CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE SOCIOLOGY OF LANGUAGE brings to students, researchers and practitioners in all of the social and language-related sciences carefully select
Annotated Bibliography of Southern American English
Language: en
Pages: 462
Authors: James B. McMillan
Categories: Reference
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-12-11 - Publisher: University Alabama Press

A collection of the total range of scholarly and popular writing on English as spoken from Maryland to Texas and from Kentucky to Florida The only book-length b
Legacies
Language: en
Pages: 406
Authors: Alejandro Portes
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2001-05-31 - Publisher: Univ of California Press

"If Marx, Weber, and Durkheim were alive at the dawn of the 21st Century Legacies is the first book they would have to read to understand just what is at stake
The Greenwood Encyclopedia of Daily Life in America [4 volumes]
Language: en
Pages: 2664
Authors: Randall M. Miller Ph.D.
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008-12-30 - Publisher: ABC-CLIO

The course of daily life in the United States has been a product of tradition, environment, and circumstance. How did the Civil War alter the lives of women, bo
American English
Language: en
Pages: 348
Authors: Zoltan Kovecses
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2000-09-26 - Publisher: Broadview Press

This book is a cultural-historical (rather than purely linguistic) introduction to American English. The first part consists of a general account of variation i
The Crucible of Carolina
Language: en
Pages: 239
Authors: Michael Montgomery
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 1994 - Publisher: University of Georgia Press

The ten essays in The Crucible of Carolina explore the connections between the language and culture of South Carolina's barrier islands, West Africa, the Caribb
The New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture
Language: en
Pages: 248
Authors: Michael B. Montgomery
Categories: Reference
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-02-01 - Publisher: UNC Press Books

The fifth volume of The New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture explores language and dialect in the South, including English and its numerous regional variants, N
How English Became the Global Language
Language: en
Pages: 205
Authors: D. Northrup
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-03-20 - Publisher: Springer

In this book, the first written about the globalization of the English language by a professional historian, the exploration of English's global ascendancy rece
Language, Nation and Power
Language: en
Pages: 232
Authors: R. Millar
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005-08-05 - Publisher: Springer

Language, Nation and Power provides students with a discussion of the ways in which language has been (and is being) used to construct national (or ethnic) iden