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ERIC Number: EJ555606
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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ISSN: ISSN-0143-4632
Imperialism and the English Language in Hong Kong.
Boyle, Joseph
Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, v18 n3 p169-81 1997
Considers whether the charge of linguistic imperialism can be appropriately leveled against the British government during its colonial rule of Hong Kong. The article analyzes the concept of linguistic imperialism, considers landmarks in the history of the English language in Hong Kong, and applies the concept of linguistic imperialism to the historical events considered. (33 references) (Author/CK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Hong Kong; United Kingdom (Great Britain)