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Published: 25 May 2017

168 Pages | 8 black and white images


ISBN: 9780198724995

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Multilingualism: A Very Short Introduction

John C. Maher

Very Short Introductions

  • Explains the role of language and multilingualism in our increasingly multicultural community
  • Highlights the role of languages in the global movement of people for travel, work, and migration
  • Discusses the role of language in identity, and how this can play a part in issues of nationalism or regional rights
  • Considers the reasons why languages thrive or decline
  • Part of the Very Short Introductions series - over eight million copies sold worldwide