Indo-Europeanization - Day One: Elite Recruitment and the Beginnings of Language Politics

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Language politics, or the instrumentalization of language by those with political power, has a long history. The lives of human beings and their activities inevitably unfold within a web of power relations, and their means of communication must be viewed in the same context. Although the agendas of language politics have been widely studied, little is known about the origins of the relationship between language and politics. Recent research has produced insights into the initial emergence of power relations in human society ...

Indo-Europeanization - Day One: Elite Recruitment and the Beginnings of Language Politics 2012, Harrassowitz, Wiesbaden

ISBN-13: 9783447067171

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