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Author Prendergast, Catherine, 1968-

Title Buying into English : language and investment in the new capitalist world / Catherine Prendergast
Published Pittsburgh : University of Pittsburgh Press, ©2008
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Description 1 online resource (ix, 180 pages) : illustrations
Series Pittsburgh series in composition, literacy, and culture
Pittsburgh series in composition, literacy, and culture.
Contents Introduction : the first language of capitalism -- Lingua non grata : English during communism -- Other worlds in other words -- "We live and learn" -- Real life in English -- The golden cage
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject English language -- Economic aspects -- Slovakia.
English language -- Globalization.
English language -- Slovakia.
Intercultural communication -- Slovakia.
Language and culture -- Slovakia.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0822971186 (electronic bk.)
9780822971184 (electronic bk.)