July 19, 2017 at 2:15pm

Book cover image for Guardians of language : twenty voices through historyGuardians of language : twenty voices through history

by Florian Coulmas

Published: Oxford, United Kingdom : Oxford University Press, 2016

Call number: P119.3 .C687 2016

Summary: This text provides an accessible account of the origins and conceptual foundations of language policy. Florian Coulmas discusses the influence of twenty intellectuals from medieval to modern times, and from a variety of cultures, who have taken issue with language, its use, development, and political potential.