Cultures, Ideologies, and the Dictionary

Cultures, Ideologies, and the Dictionary

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A pioneering volume addressing issues related to cultures, ideologies, and the dictionary. A cross-cultural and cross-linguistic study with focus on selected Western and non-Western languages. A number of in-depth case studies illustrates the dominant role ideology and other types of bias play in the making of a dictionary. The volume includes invited papers of 40 internationally recognized scholars.Of special interest is the way various organizational features of successive editions of the Oxford Advanced Learnera#39;s ... relief major cultural changes which have taken place from one edition to the next or over the whole lifetime of a dictionary.

Title:Cultures, Ideologies, and the Dictionary
Author: Braj B. Kachru, Henry Kahane
Publisher:Walter de Gruyter - 1995-01-01

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