European Francophonie: The Social, Political and Cultural History of an International Prestige Language

Derek Offord (Editor), Vladislav Rjeoutski (Editor), Gesine Argent (Editor)

Research output: Book/ReportEdited book

Abstract

A survey of the history of the use and functions of the French language in a dozen nations between the seventeenth and the nineteenth centuries.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationOxford
PublisherPeter Lang International Academic Publishers
Number of pages498
ISBN (Print)978-3-0343-1703-0
Publication statusPublished - 2014

Keywords

  • historical sociolinguistics, French in Europe, francophonie, social history, cultural history, prestige language, lingua franca, aristocracies, courts

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