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Babel in Zion: Jews, Nationalism, and Language Diversity in Palestine, 1920-1948

Liora R. Halperin

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780300197488
eISBN:
9780300210200
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300197488.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

The promotion and vernacularization of Hebrew, traditionally a language of Jewish liturgy and study, was a central accomplishment of the Zionist movement in Palestine in the years following World War ... More


‘L’amiral cherche une maison à louer’: The Counterpoint and Counterpolitics of Language

Dafydd W. Jones

in Dada 1916 in Theory: Practices of Critical Resistance

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781781380208
eISBN:
9781781381526
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781380208.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

The collision of the poetic-textual experiments of 1916 and the deliberate use of chance in the creation of new works produced one of the earliest of the Zurich Dada innovations to be formally named: ... More


Babel in Zion

Liora R. Halperin

in Babel in Zion: Jews, Nationalism, and Language Diversity in Palestine, 1920-1948

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780300197488
eISBN:
9780300210200
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300197488.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This book concentrates on the years between 1920, when the British, then the military occupiers of Palestine, first declared Hebrew an official language of that country, and 1948, when Israel ... More


Implementing Iberian Studies: Some Paradigmatic and Curricular Challenges

Mario Santana

in Iberian Modalities: A Relational Approach to the Study of Culture in the Iberian Peninsula

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781846318337
eISBN:
9781846317880
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846318337.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter argues that the shift from Hispanism to Iberian Studies presents a number of significant challenges, both theoretical and practical, for the study and teaching of literatures in the ... More


Manchukuo and the State Language

Lee Yeounsuk

in The Ideology of Kokugo: Nationalizing Language in Modern Japan

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833053
eISBN:
9780824870553
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833053.003.0013
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter details how the multiethnic—and consequently multilingual—nation of Manchukuo had posed a problem for Japanese authorities. For Hoshina, the multilingual situation in Manchukuo was a ... More


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