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The Edinburgh Companion to the Gaelic Language (Hardcover)

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Bringing together a range of perspectives on the Gaelic language, this book covers the history of the language, its development in Scotland and Canada, its spelling, syntax and morphology, its modern vocabulary, and the study of its dialects. It also addresses sociolinguistic issues such as identity, perception, language planning and the appearance of the language in literature. Each chapter is written by an expert on their topic.The book has been written accessibly with a non-specialist audience in mind. It will have a particular value for those requiring introductions to aspects of the Gaelic language. It will also be of great interest to those who are embarking on research on Gaelic for the first time. Authors include Colm O Baoill, David Adger, Rob Dunbar, Seosamh Watson, Ken Nilsen, Ken MacKinnon and Ronald Black.

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Publisher Edinburgh Univ Pr
Mfg Part# 9780748637089
SKU 211292375
Format Hardcover
ISBN10 0748637087
Release Date 8/1/2009
Product Attributes
Book Format Hardcover
Minimum Age 22
Number of Pages 0320
Publisher Edinburgh University Press
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