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Author Jha, Mithilesh Kumar (Lecturer in political science), author.

Title Language politics and public sphere in North India : making of the Maithili movement / Mithilesh Kumar Jha
Edition First edition
Published New Delhi : Oxford University Press, 2019


Description 1 online resource : illustrations (black and white), maps (black and white)
Contents Introduction -- British rule and classifications and Indian languages -- Language, history, nation, and the imaginary of Maithili identity -- Maithili language and the movement, part -I -- Maithili language and the movement, part-II
Summary Moving beyond the existing scholarship on language politics in north India which implicitly or explicitly focuses on Hindi-Urdu debates, this text examines the formation of the Maithili movement in the context of expansion of Hindi as the 'national' language
Notes This edition previously issued in print: 2018
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Audience Specialized
Notes Online resource; title from home page (viewed on March 15, 2019)
Subject Maithili language -- Political aspects -- India, North
Maithili language -- Political aspects -- India -- Bihar -- History
Hindi language -- Political aspects.
Language and languages -- Political aspects.
Language policy.
Urdu language -- Political aspects.
India -- Bihar.
North India.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780199092116