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Linguistics in a Colonial World

A Story of Language, Meaning, and Power

by Joseph Errington

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  • 26 Currently reading

Published by Wiley-Blackwell .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social & cultural anthropology,
  • History Of Civilization And Culture (General),
  • Sociolinguistics,
  • Language Arts & Disciplines,
  • Language Arts / Linguistics / Literacy,
  • Language,
  • Linguistics,
  • Social Science / Anthropology / Cultural,
  • Anthropology - Cultural,
  • Social History,
  • Colonies,
  • History

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages216
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11649913M
    ISBN 101405105704
    ISBN 109781405105705

    Research in Colonial and Postcolonial Linguistics has experienced a significant increase in contributions from varying fields of language studies, gaining the attention of scholars from all over the world. This volume aims to showcase the variety of topics relevant to the study of language(s) in colonial, postcolonial and decolonial contexts. As a result of colonization, many varieties of English now exist around the world. Originally published in , Legacies of Colonial English brings together a team of internationally renowned scholars to discuss the role of British dialects in both the genesis and subsequent history of postcolonial Englishes.

    Linguistics is the scientific study of language. It involves analysing language form, language meaning, and language in context. Linguists traditionally analyse human language by observing an interplay between sound and meaning. Linguistics also deals with the social, cultural, historical and political factors that influence language, through which linguistic and language-based context is. Before outlining the arguments and presenting another view regarding World Englishes and Applied Linguistics, it will be useful to go over Kachru’s () three concentric circles, a definition of World Englishes and the concept of interlanguage. Regarding the meaning(s) of World Englishes, Bolton presents several interpretations such as an.

    Students and researchers working on language contact, language typology, historical linguistics and sociolinguistics will want to read this book. It redefines our understanding of how Europeans and Americans interacted with Pacific Islanders in Eastern Polynesia during early encounters and offers an alternative model of language contact. Drawing on both original texts and critical literature, Linguistics in a Colonial World surveys the methods, meanings, and uses of early linguistic projects around the world. * Explores how early endeavours in linguistics were used to aid in overcoming practical and ideological difficulties of colonial rule * Traces the uses and effects of Author: Joseph Errington.


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Drawing on both original texts and critical literature, Linguistics in a Colonial World surveys the methods, meanings, and uses of early linguistic projects around the world. Explores how early endeavours in linguistics were used to aid in overcoming practical and ideological difficulties of colonial rule.

Aug 30,  · Joseph Errington's LINGUISTICS IN A COLONIAL WORLD is an exploration of how early Western linguists' work on languages around the world was bound up in the colonial enterprise.

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Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Linguistics in a Colonial World: A Story of Language, Meaning, and Power.5/5(1). Drawing on both original texts and critical literature, Linguistics in a Colonial World surveys the methods, meanings, and uses of early linguistic projects around the world.

Explores how early endeavours in linguistics were used to aid in overcoming practical and ideological difficulties of colonial ruleCited by: “In the world “out there,” there are no verbs, no speech events, and no adjacency pairs.

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A central theme of Phillipson's theory is the complex hegemonic processes [clarification needed] which, he asserts, continue to sustain the pre-eminence of English in the world today. His book analyzes the British Council's use of rhetoric to promote English, and discusses key tenets of English applied linguistics and English-language-teaching.

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Alamin Mazrui Department of African, Middle Eastern and South Asian Languages and Literatures, Rutgers University, USA Correspondence [email protected] Pages Published online: 13 Jul Author: Alamin Mazrui.

Sep 17,  · As knowledge of exotic languages became important for colonial power, linguistic scholarship became a crucial contributing element to colonial regimes. Linguistics in a Colonial World draws on both original texts and critical literature to survey the methods, meanings, and uses of linguistics in and for colonial projects over three centuries/5(16).

Apr 25,  · The triumph of English in science is just one example; the language has infiltrated the most influential aspects of society around the world. The consequence is a more divided world: Those who can speak English and have access to innovation versus those who do not have the means to learn the language and, therefore, lag behind.

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In linguistics, colonial lag is the hypothesis that colonial varieties of a language (such as American English) change less than the variety spoken in the mother country (British English).

This hypothesis has been vigorously challenged ever since the term colonial lag was coined by linguist Albert Marckwardt in his book American English ().

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