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978-0-7391-0955-7 • Hardback • September 2006 • $116.00 • (£89.00)
David L. Hoyt is an independent historian living and teaching in Chicago. Karen Oslund is visiting research fellow at the German Historical Institute in Washington, D.C.
Chapter 1 Introduction: Ignoring Saussure
Chapter 2 "Our History, Our Heritage": Language and Nationhood in Late Enlightenment Prussia
Chapter 3 Return to Enlightenment: Franz Bopp's Reformation of Comparative Grammar
Chapter 4 Dialects of Modernization in France and Italy, 1865-1900
Chapter 5 Reading Backwards: Language Politics and Cultural Identity in Nineteenth Century Scandinavia
Chapter 6 Lost in Translation: Carl Buttner's Contribution to the Development of African Language Studies in Germany
Chapter 7 Language Work and Colonial Politics in Eastern Africa: The Making of Standard Swahili and "School Kikuyu"
Chapter 8 Cultural Identity, Education, and Language Politics in China and Japan, 1870-1920