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Linguistic Practice, Gaelic Use and Language Socialisation: Findings from Qualitative and Quantitative Analyses

Stuart Dunmore

in Language Revitalisation in Gaelic Scotland: Linguistic Practice and Ideology

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474443111
eISBN:
9781474476706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474443111.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

Considering the overarching question of Gaelic language use, this chapter draws attention firstly to the varying degrees to which interview participants claim to use the Gaelic language in the ... More


Language and revolution, 1876–1922

Tony Crowley

in Wars of Words: The Politics of Language in Ireland 1537-2004

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199273430
eISBN:
9780191706202
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199273430.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter presents the story of the language movement's centrality to the struggle for Irish national independence. From its unlikely beginnings in small journals to the hegemonic role played by ... More


Gaelic in Medieval Scotland: Advent and Expansion: Sir John Rhys Memorial Lecture

Thomas Owen Clancy

in Proceedings of the British Academy Volume 167, 2009 Lectures

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264775
eISBN:
9780191734984
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264775.003.0011
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter presents the text of a lecture on Gaelic advent and expansion in medieval Scotland given at the British Academy's 2009 Sir John Rhŷs Memorial Lecture. This text reviews the evidence for ... More


Language, God, and the struggle for history: 1607–1690

Tony Crowley

in Wars of Words: The Politics of Language in Ireland 1537-2004

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199273430
eISBN:
9780191706202
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199273430.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter details the beginning of the destruction of the Gaelic order in Ireland by military, legal, and economic means. Though there is little evidence of the widespread use of English in the ... More


Education, antiquity, and the beginnings of linguistic nationalism, 1690–1789

Tony Crowley

in Wars of Words: The Politics of Language in Ireland 1537-2004

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199273430
eISBN:
9780191706202
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199273430.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

Outlining the debates over the relative merits and demerits of the English and Gaelic languages in Ireland in the period of the Penal Code, this chapter traces a shifting historical narrative which ... More


Culture

Robert Dunbar

in Law Making and the Scottish Parliament: The Early Years

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748640195
eISBN:
9780748651498
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640195.003.0020
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter assesses what the Scottish Parliament has achieved in the area of culture. There has been significant legislative activity with respect to the Gaelic language. Provisions on Gaelic ... More


Gaelic, the Media and Scotland

Neil Blain and David Hutchison

in The Media in Scotland

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748627998
eISBN:
9780748671205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748627998.003.0014
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

The chapter seeks to answer two questions, namely of the importance of the media to Gaelic, and the importance of Gaelic media to Scotland. The chapter begins with a broad consideration of minority ... More


Languages of the Night: Minor Languages and the Literary Imagination in Twentieth-Century Ireland and Europe

Barry McCrea

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780300185157
eISBN:
9780300190564
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300185157.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This book argues that the sudden decline of old rural vernaculars—such as French patois, Italian dialects, and the Irish language—caused these languages to become the objects of powerful longings and ... More


Irish-language sources for Irish Catholic identity since the early modern period: a brief survey

Éamonn Ó Ciardha

in Irish Catholic Identities

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719097317
eISBN:
9781781708569
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097317.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Catholic Ireland had linked itself to the fortunes of the Stuarts. Even in the face of defeat that link was maintained by the papacy in the continued concession to the exiled Stuarts of their rights ... More


A Mixed Blessing: Portland at the Turn of the Twentieth-Century

Michael C. Connolly

in Seated by the Sea: The Maritime History of Portland, Maine, and Its Irish Longshoremen

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813037226
eISBN:
9780813041759
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037226.003.0004
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter serves as a snapshot in time, looking at the condition of the port of Portland around the year 1900, when membership of the Portland Longshoremen's Benevolent Society soared to over 800 ... More


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