ERIC Number: EJ587892
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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Imagining the Nation: Language Ideology and Collective Identity in Contemporary Guatemala.
French, Brigittine M.
Language & Communication, v19 n4 p277-87 Oct 1999
Discusses linking language with notions of collective identity and peoplehood by undertaking an historical inquiry into the ways conceptions of language, peoplehood, and nationhood have been interconnected in Guatemala. Focuses on Mayan languages and how they constitute Mayans as a distinct people, as distinct nationalities with a long history. (Author/VWL)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles
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Identifiers - Location: Guatemala