A War of Words: Language and Conflict in the Middle East by Yasir Suleiman

Yasir Suleiman considers national identity in relation to language, the way in which languageA-War-of-Words can be manipulated to signal political, cultural or hist orical difference. As a language with a long-recorded heritage spoken by the majority of peoples in the Middle East, Arabic is a particularly appropriate language to study and provide s a penetrating means of exploring the conflicts of the Middle East.
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