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Via having a look heavily on the multilingual democracies of India, France and america, Harold F. Schiffman examines how language coverage is essentially a social build in line with trust structures, attitudes and myths.
Linguistic tradition and Language Policy exposes language coverage as culture-specific, assisting us to appreciate why language rules evolve the way in which they do; why they paintings, or now not; and the way people's lives are tormented by them. those matters can be of particular curiosity to linguists specialising in multilingual/multicultural societies, bilingual educationalists, curriculum planners and lecturers.

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