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Author International Conference on Minority Languages (1st : 1980 : University of Glasgow)

Title Minority languages today : a selection from the papers read at the First International Conference on Minority Languages held at Glasgow University from 8 to 13 September 1980 / edited by Einar Haugen, J. Derrick McClure, Derick Thomson
Published Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, [1981]


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Description xii, 250 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents The Atlantic group: neo-Celtic and Faroese / David Greene -- Gaelic in Scotland: assessment and prognosis / Derick Thomson -- Industrialisation and minority-language loyalty: the example of Lewis / J.I. Prattis -- Can a shrinking linguistic minority be saved?: lessons from the Irish experience / Desmond Fennell -- Welsh: linguistic conservatism and shifting bilingualism / Bedwyr Lewis Jones -- On the spatial definition of minority: scale as an influence on the geolinguistic analysis of Welsh / John E. Ambrose and Colin H. Williams -- The good old Scots tongue: Does Scots have an identity? / Adam J. Aitken -- The synthesisers of Scots / J. Derrick McClure -- Language fragmentation in Scandinavia: revolt of the minorities / Einar Haugen -- Is Nynorsk a minority language? / Magne Oftedal -- The status of Swedish in Finland in theory and practice / Mikael Reuter -- The fight for survival: Danish as a living minority language south of the German border / Bent Søndergaard -- The Faroese language situation / Jóhan Hendrik W. Poulsen -- The status of the Sámi language / Alf Isak Keskitalo -- Why and how do the Frisian language and identity continue? / Antonia Feitsma -- Some recent developments in official language planning in Friesland / Durk Gorter -- The recent situation of the Ferring language: the North-Frisian language of the islands Föhr and Amrum / Frederik Paulsen -- Aspects of German as a minority language in Western Europe / Dietrich Strauss -- Triglossia in Luxemburg / Fernand Hoffmann -- Bilingualism and language shift in Sardinia / Rosita Rindler Schjerve -- British sign language / Bencie Woll and Lilian Lawson -- The challenge of minority languages / J.M.Y. Simpson
Analysis Minority languages - Conference proceedings
Minority languages. - Conference proceedings
Notes Minority languages. - Conference proceedings (BNB/PRECIS)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Linguistic minorities -- Congresses.
Linguistic minorities -- Europe -- Congresses.
Linguistic minorities -- Europe.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Author Haugen, Einar, 1906-1994.
McClure, J. Derrick.
Thomson, Derick S.
International Conference on Minority Languages (1st : 1980 : University of Glasgow)
LC no. 82134564
ISBN 0852244215