The Friulian Language: Identity, Migration, Culture


Write The First Customer Review

Are minor languages the lifeblood of cherished local identities or just passports with restricted validity, serving no purpose in today's transnational, global world? Italy's north-eastern region of Friuli is a case in point: in this area, around half a million people speak Friulian, a Romance language of the Rhaeto-Romance family, which is attested to in written texts since 1150 and acquired official minority language status in 1999. Geographically and politically off-centre, Friuli remained isolated for a long part of its ...

The Friulian Language: Identity, Migration, Culture 2014, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, Newcastle upon Tyne

ISBN-13: 9781443858175

Unabridged edition