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We Share Walls: Language, Land, and Gender in Berber Morocco Katherine E. Hoffman

We Share Walls: Language, Land, and Gender in Berber Morocco

Katherine E. Hoffman

Published January 29th 2008
ISBN : 9781405154208
Hardcover
261 pages
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We Share Walls: Language, Land, and Gender in Berber Morocco explores how political economic shifts over the last century have reshaped the language practices and ideologies of women (and men) in the plains and mountains of rural Morocco.Offers aMoreWe Share Walls: Language, Land, and Gender in Berber Morocco explores how political economic shifts over the last century have reshaped the language practices and ideologies of women (and men) in the plains and mountains of rural Morocco.Offers a unique and richly textured ethnography of language maintenance and shift as well as language and place-making among an overlooked Muslim groupExamines how Moroccan Berbers use language to integrate into the Arab-speaking world and retain their own distinct identityIlluminates the intriguing semiotic and gender issues embedded in the culturePart of the Blackwell Studies in Discourse and Culture Series