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Author Pennycook, Alastair, 1957-

Title English and the discourses of colonialism / Alastair Pennycook
Published London ; New York : Routledge, 1998
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 239 pages)
Series The politics of language
Politics of language.
Contents English and the cultural constructs of colonialism -- The cultural contructs of colonialism -- Anglicism, Orientalism and colonial language policy -- Hong Kong: Opium, riots, English and Chinese -- Images of the self: our marvellous tongue -- Images of the other: China and cultural fixity -- English, continuity and counterdiscourse
Summary Is the English language neutral, global and open to everyone? This text suggests not. By examining colonial language policies in India, Malaysia and Hong Kong, this book shows how various policies emerged
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 221-231) and index
Notes English
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Subject English language -- Political aspects -- Commonwealth countries
English language -- Political aspects -- Foreign countries
English language -- Discourse analysis.
Communication, International.
Decolonization -- Terminology
Imperialism -- Terminology
LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES -- Linguistics -- Sociolinguistics.
British colonies.
Communication, International.
Decolonization.
English language -- Discourse analysis.
English language -- Political aspects.
Imperialism.
Language and languages.
Englischunterricht
Sprachverbreitung
Weltsprache
Sprachpolitik
Kolonialismus
Engels.
Taalonderwijs.
Kolonialisme.
Dekolonisatie.
Anglais (langue) -- Analyse du discours.
Langage et langues -- Aspect politique.
Colonies -- Grande-Bretagne.
ImpƩrialisme -- Terminologie.
Anglais (langue) -- Aspect politique.
Politique linguistique -- Commonwealth.
Langage et culture -- Grande-Bretagne -- Colonies.
Great Britain -- Colonies -- Languages
Commonwealth countries.
GroƟbritannien
Hong-Kong (Chine)
Grande-Bretagne -- Colonies -- Langues.
Englisch.
Genre/Form Terminology.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 98011146
ISBN 9780203006344
0203006348
9780415178471
0415178479
9780415178488
0415178487
1134684088
9781134684083
1280182814
9781280182815