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Revivalistics: From the Genesis of Israeli to Language Reclamation in Australia and Beyond

Ghil'ad Zuckermann

Abstract

This seminal book introduces revivalistics, a new trans-disciplinary field of enquiry surrounding language reclamation, revitalization and reinvigoration. The book is divided into two main parts that represent Zuckermann’s fascinating and multifaceted journey into language revival, from the ‘Promised Land’ (Israel) to the ‘Lucky Country’ (Australia) and beyond: PART 1: LANGUAGE REVIVAL AND CROSS-FERTILIZATION The aim of this part is to suggest that due to the ubiquitous multiple causation, the reclamation of a no-longer spoken language is unlikely without cross-fertilization from the revivalis ... More

Keywords: contact linguistics, sociolinguistics, endangered languages, Indigenous/Aboriginal studies, hybridity, mental health, Israel, Australia, Yiddish, Barngarla

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2020 Print ISBN-13: 9780199812776
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: June 2020 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780199812776.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Ghil'ad Zuckermann, author
Professor of Linguistics and Endangered Languages, University of Adelaide