Multilingualism, nationhood, and cultural identity : northern Europe 16th-19th centuries /

"Multilingualism, nationhood, and cultural identity : northern Europe 16th-19th centuries offers systemic and analytical studies of the little-known multilingual practices of northern Europe before the creation of the nation states. In the 17th century, the Dutch Republic was home to a society...

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Other Authors: Frijhoff, Willem (Editor), Kok-Escalle, Marie-Christine, 1948- (Editor), Sanchez-Summerer, Karene (Editor), Brandt, Bettina (Translator), Robitaille-Ibbett, Mary (Translator)
Format: eBook
Published: Amsterdam : Amsterdam University Press, [2017]
Series:Languages and culture in history.
Online Access:Available via EBSCO eBook Collection
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Table of Contents:
  • Part I: Approaches of multilingualism in the past.
  • Codes, routines and communication: forms and meaning of linguistic plurality in Western European societies in former times / Willem Frijhoff
  • Capitalizing multilingual competence: language learning and teaching in the Early Modern period / Pierre Swiggers
  • Part II: Multilingualism in Early Modern times: three examples. Plurilingualism in Augsburg and Nuremberg in Early Modern times / Konrad Schröder
  • Multilingualism in the Dutch Golden Age: an exploration / Willem Frijhoff
  • Literacy, usage, and national prestige: the changing fortunes of Gaelic in Ireland / Joep Leerssen.