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ERIC Number: EJ583936
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1998
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ISSN: ISSN-0272-2690
Reforma Ortografica, Planejamento e Difusao Linguistica: O Caso da Lingua Portuguesa (Orthographic Reform, Planning, and Linguistic Diffusion: The Case of Portuguese).
Schmitz, John Robert
Language Problems and Language Planning, v22 n3 p254-66 Fall 1998
Suggests that the Luso-Brazilian Accord is a strategy to spread the Portuguese language in Africa, particularly in the former colonies of Angola, Mozambique, Guinea-Bissau, Cape Verde, and Sao Tome e Principe, and to construct and solidify a community of lusophone nations in geopolitical terms in world affairs. Language planning in these countries must take into consideration cultural, political, linguistic, and ethnic situation of each nation. (Author/VWL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Language: Portuguese
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Identifiers - Location: Africa