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Published: 24 November 2016

296 Pages


ISBN: 9780190461775

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Linguistic Rivalries

Tamil Migrants and Anglo-Franco Conflicts

Sonia N. Das

Oxford Studies in the Anthropology of Language

  • Combines ethnographic, archival, and linguistic analysis in three languages: French, Tamil, and English
  • Analyzes new archival sources on 19th century French Indian presses in Tamil
  • Contributes to theories of scale, global modernity, and language ideology