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The Arabic language : a Latin of modernity?
(2017-12) - Journal article
Standard Arabic is directly derived from the language of the Quran. The Arabic language of the holy book of Islam is seen as the prescriptive benchmark of correctness for the use and standardization of Arabic. As such, ...
Germanization, Polonization, and Russification in the partitioned lands of Poland-Lithuania
(2013-09) - Journal article
Two main myths constitute the founding basis of popular Polish ethnic nationalism. First, that Poland-Lithuania was an early Poland, and second, that the partitioning powers at all times unwaveringly pursued policies of ...
Scripts and politics in modern Central Europe
(2012) - Journal article
At present two scripts are employed in Central Europe, Latin and Cyrillic, or three,if we include Greece in the region. In this article I set out to problematise this oversimplisticpicture drawing at examples from the past ...