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Published: 15 May 2008

262 Pages

ISBN: 9780199532766

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Wars of Words

The Politics of Language in Ireland 1537-2004

Tony Crowley

  • Winner of the American Conference of Irish Studies, Michael J. Durkan Prize 2005
  • Considers a wide range of historical, linguistic, and literary materials from both old and new sources
  • A historically comprehensive study of language in Ireland from the reign of Henry VIII to the present day
  • Analyzes the current debates regarding politics, language, and identity in Ireland, and examines their social significance

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