ERIC Number: EJ597435
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1998
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Community Identity and Language Change in North American Anabaptist Communities.
Johnson-Weiner, Karen M.
Journal of Sociolinguistics, v2 n3 p375-94 Oct 1998
Discusses language maintenance and language shift among historical German-speaking North American Amish and Mennonite communities. Supports the view that individual communities may actively direct language change. (Author/VWL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Identifiers - Location: Pennsylvania