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American and the Germans presents a fascinating introduction to the subject as well as new perspectives for a more critical and comprehensive study of its many facets. African American Language Sonja L. It has also published a small guide for potential applicants.

Minority is the most widely used term but it can raise emotive issues or touch on sensitivities in some instances. It can be used as a reader in the fields of German studies, American studies, political science, European and German history, American history, ethnic studies, and German and American literature.

The simple answer is that there is no fully satisfactory or universally acceptable adjective. Drawing on both historical and up-to-date accounts, these chapters examine the relationship between constructions of language and ethnic identity and constructions of nation-states. Catalan may well be a minority language in the context of the Spanish state but it is the majority language on its historical territory in Catalonia, Valencia and the Balearic Islands.

Places a variety of approaches and perspectives alongside each other. Native Americans Teresa L.

These two volumes afford an unbiased, clear look at two great nations who over a period of three hundred years have been wedded for better or worse. South and Southeast Asia Harold F. Linguistic and Ethnographic Fieldwork Nancy C. Fishman and Ofelia Garcia Description This volume argues that language, ethnicity, and identity are defined by the circumstances under which they are created.

Required reading for anyone engaged in German-American or American-German interchange. The two volumes bring together research in such diverse fields as ethnic studies, political science, linguistics, and literature, as well as American and German History.

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