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.
How is language used as a proxy in debates between Muslims and non-Muslims?

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s