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)

Label
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
Contributor
Provider
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
CaPaEBR
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1956-
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Myhill, John
Index
index present
LC call number
PJ5067
LC item number
.M94 2004eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • standards specifications
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
ebrary
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • 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 (p. 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
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
ix, 239 p.
Form of item
electronic
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)567989221
  • (CaPaEBR)ebr10096143
Label
Language in Jewish society : towards a new understanding, John Myhill, (electronic resource)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 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
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
ix, 239 p.
Form of item
electronic
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)567989221
  • (CaPaEBR)ebr10096143

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