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The Resource Negotiating languages : Urdu, Hindi, and the definition of modern South Asia, Walter N. Hakala

Negotiating languages : Urdu, Hindi, and the definition of modern South Asia, Walter N. Hakala

Label
Negotiating languages : Urdu, Hindi, and the definition of modern South Asia
Title
Negotiating languages
Title remainder
Urdu, Hindi, and the definition of modern South Asia
Statement of responsibility
Walter N. Hakala
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Prior to the nineteenth century, South Asian dictionaries, glossaries, and vocabularies reflected a hierarchical vision of nature and human society. By the turn of the twentieth century, the modern dictionary had democratized and politicized language. Compiled #x93;scientifically" through #x93;historical principles," the modern dictionary became a concrete symbol of a nation's arrival on the world stage. Following this phenomenon from the late seventeenth century to the present, Negotiating Languages casts lexicographers as key figures in the political realignment of South Asia under British rule and
Member of
Cataloging source
EBLCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hakala, Walter N
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
South Asia across the disciplines
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Multilingualism
  • Language and languages
  • Historical linguistics
  • Sociolinguistics
  • South Asia
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • Historical linguistics
  • Language and languages
  • Multilingualism
  • Sociolinguistics
  • South Asia
Label
Negotiating languages : Urdu, Hindi, and the definition of modern South Asia, Walter N. Hakala
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Table of Contents ; List of Figures; Acknowledgments; Note on Transliteration; Chronology; 1. A Plot Discovered; 2. 1700: Between Microhistory and Macrostructures; 3. 1800: Through the Veil of Poetry; 4. 1900: Lexicography and the Self; 5. 1900: Grasping at Straws ; Conclusion ; Notes ; Bibliography ; Index
Control code
ocn956139402
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxiv, 287 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780231542128
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt1fq9c28
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)956139402
Label
Negotiating languages : Urdu, Hindi, and the definition of modern South Asia, Walter N. Hakala
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Table of Contents ; List of Figures; Acknowledgments; Note on Transliteration; Chronology; 1. A Plot Discovered; 2. 1700: Between Microhistory and Macrostructures; 3. 1800: Through the Veil of Poetry; 4. 1900: Lexicography and the Self; 5. 1900: Grasping at Straws ; Conclusion ; Notes ; Bibliography ; Index
Control code
ocn956139402
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxiv, 287 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780231542128
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt1fq9c28
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)956139402

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