Journals Higher Education



Published: 27 September 2007

248 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780195324983

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Consequences of Contact

Language Ideologies and Sociocultural Transformations in Pacific Societies

Edited by Miki Makihara and Bambi B. Schieffelin

These collected essays critically examine the consequences of contact between colonial and missionary projects and indigenous communities in contemporary Pacific societies. They address the multiple ways that processes of historical change have shaped and been shaped by linguistic ideologies reflexive sensibilities about languages and language useheld by Pacific peoples themselves and other agents of change.

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