This book helps dissolve the myth of Japanese homogeneity by explaining the history of this construct and offering 12 empirical studies on different facets of language contact in Japan, including Ainu revitalisation, Korean language maintenance and English immersion, as well as codeswitching and language attrition in Japanese contexts.

Studies in Japanese Bilingualism 2000, Multilingual Matters Limited, Clevedon

ISBN-13: 9781853594892

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