Good. No dust jacket. Numerous pencil underlinings and notes. Otherwise a nice, sound volume, with tight binding, square corners and light shelf wear. Sewn binding. Paper over boards. 237 p. Routledge Studies in the History of Linguistics. Includes bibliographical references (pages 217-230) and index. Audience: General/trade.
Near Fine: shows only the most minute indications of use: barely discernible rubbing to the lamination; superficial indentations, two at the front hinge and one at the rear hinge; the binding shows the slightest lean, while remaining perfectly secure; the text is clean. Very close to 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. 256 pages. Routledge Studies in the History of Linguistics. First Edition , so stated. Hardback: Pictorial Paper on Boards. This book examines the way in which a group of key Spanish and Latin American intellectuals of the nineteenth and twentieth-centuries discussed the concept of the Spanish language. The contributors analyse the ways in which these discussions related to the construction of national identities and the idea of an Hispanic culture. This book will be essential reading for sociolinguists, scholars of the Spanish language, historians of the Hispanic culture, and all those with an interest in the relationship between language and culture.
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