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Language and Identity in Modern Egypt$
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Reem Bassiouney

Print publication date: 2014

Print ISBN-13: 9780748689644

Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: September 2014

DOI: 10.3366/edinburgh/9780748689644.001.0001

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A Historical Overview of The Development of National Identity in Modern Egypt With Reference to Language: The Formative Period

A Historical Overview of The Development of National Identity in Modern Egypt With Reference to Language: The Formative Period

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(p.78) Chapter 2 A Historical Overview of The Development of National Identity in Modern Egypt With Reference to Language: The Formative Period
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Language and Identity in Modern Egypt
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Reem Bassiouney

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Edinburgh University Press
DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9780748689644.003.0002

This chapter traces the historical development of identity and its relation to language up until the end of the twentieth century. In so doing, it also sheds light on essential concepts that directly impact on the indexes of different codes in Egypt, including concepts such as nationalism, language policy, language ideology, and language attitudes.

Keywords:   Egyptian identity, nationalism, language policy, language ideology, language attitudes

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