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Title Language policy and language conflict in Afghanistan and its neighbors : the changing politics of language choice / edited by Harold F. Schiffman.
Published Leiden ; Boston : Brill, c2012.
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 Floor4  P119.32.A783 L36 2012    IN LIBRARY
Description xvi, 372 p. : maps ; 25 cm.
Series Brill's studies in south and southwest Asian languages ; v. 2
Brill's studies in South and Southwest Asian languages ; v. 2.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Afghan languages in a larger context of Central and South Asia / Harold F. Schiffman and Brian Spooner -- Language policy in Afghanistan: linguistic diversity and national unity / Senzil Nawid -- Locating 'Pashto' in Afghanistan: a survey of secondary sources / Walter Hakala -- Persian, Farsi, Dari, Tajiki: language names and language policies / Brian Spooner -- Reversing language shift in Kazakhstan / William Fierman -- Language policy and language development in multilingual Uzbekistan / Birgit Schlyter -- The fate of Uzbek language in the 'other' Central Asian republics / William Fierman -- Pashto language policy and practice in the North West Frontier Province / Robert Nichols -- A 'vernacular' for a 'new generation'? Historical perspectives about Urdu and Punjabi, and the formation of language policy in colonial Northwest India / Jeffrey M. Diamond -- Balochi: towards a biography of the language / Brian Spooner -- Resources for the study of language policies and languages of Afghanistan and its neighbors / Cynthia Groff -- Conclusion / Harold F. Schiffman.
Subject Asia, Central -- Languages -- Political aspects.
Afghanistan -- Languages -- Political aspects.
Language planning -- Asia, Central.
Language planning -- Afghanistan.
Related Names Schiffman, Harold F.
ISBN 9789004201453 (hardback)
9004201459 (hardback)
OCLC number 752471924