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Author Greenberg, Robert D. (Robert David)

Title Language and identity in the Balkans : Serbo-Croatian and its disintegration
Edition Updated ed
Published Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2008


Description 1 online resource : maps
Summary Language rifts in the Balkans are endemic, but the break-up of the Serbo-Croat language into four languages on the path towards mutual unintelligibility within a decade is, by any previous standard of linguistic behaviour, extraordinary. Robert Greenberg describes how it happened
Notes 9780199208753
Previous edition: 2004
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Serbo-Croatian language -- 20th century
Serbo-Croatian language -- 21st century
Linguistic change -- Balkan Peninsula
Language and culture -- Balkan Peninsula
Language policy -- Balkan Peninsula
Language and culture.
Language policy.
Linguistic change.
Serbo-Croatian language.
Slavic, Baltic and Albanian Languages & Literatures.
Languages & Literatures.
Balkan Peninsula.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780191717673