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Manuale di linguistica ladina

[Manual of Ladin Linguistics]

Ed. by Videsott, Paul / Videsott, Ruth / Casalicchio, Jan

Series:Manuals of Romance Linguistics 26

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    Aims and Scope

    This handbook, the first to focus specifically on the varieties of Ladin spoken in the Brixen-Tyrol area, intends to provide a systematic, up-to-date overview of research in Ladin linguistics, taking into account both traditional research questions (internal and external language history; specific linguistic traits; classification) and new areas of research (corpus linguistics; neurolinguistics; the teaching of Ladin in a multilingual context; Ladin in the mass media and in social networks).

    The volume is divided into three main thematic parts. The first part deals with Ladin as a linguistic system, covering its history, evolution, and present-day characteristics. The second parts discusses Ladin as a means of communication that plays a crucial role in forming the identity of its speakers. This particular identity is characterized, at least since the second half of the twentieth century, by a highly complex degree of multilingualism, which will be described in its various aspects. The third part addresses Ladin as an object of linguistic research. The volume is completed by a detailed index.


    24.0 x 17.0 cm
    Approx. 600 pages
    3 Fig. 38 Tables
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    Ladin Linguistics; Rhaeto-Romance Languages; Dolomitic Ladin; Ladin Varieties of Brixen-Tyrol; Minority Languages

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    Paul Videsott and Ruth Videsott, Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, Italy; Jan Casalicchio, University of Utrecht, The Netherlands.

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