Linguistics and the Third Reich: Mother-tongue Fascism, Race and the Science of Language, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Linguistics and the Third Reich

Mother-tongue Fascism, Race and the Science of Language, 1st Edition

By Christopher Hutton

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432 pages

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This book presents an insightful account of the academic politics of the Nazi era and analyses the work of selected linguists, including Jos Trier and Leo Weisgerber. Hutton situates Nazi linguistics within the politics of Hitler's state and within the history of modern linguistics.

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'…an extremely interesting book.' - Winifred V. Davies, German Politics Vol. 9, No.3 Dec 2000

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Routledge Studies in the History of Linguistics

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
LAN000000
LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / General
LAN009000
LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Linguistics / General