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Published: 12 April 2018

368 Pages


ISBN: 9780199479344

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Language Politics and Public Sphere in North India

Making of the Maithili Movement

Mithilesh Kumar Jha

  • A book length comprehensive study on Maithili language movement
  • Examines the language politics in the 'Hindi heartland' beyond the Hindi-Urdu debates
  • Examines the politics of language through which a distinction is produced between 'major' and 'minor' languages
  • May be a reference work for future studies on the various vernacular languages in the North India often classified as 'dialects' or 'varieties' of Hindi i.e. Bhojpuri, Awadhi, Braj, Magadhi etc

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