Languages and the Military

Alliances, Occupation and Peace Building

  • Hilary Footitt
  • Michael Kelly

Part of the Palgrave Studies in Languages at War book series (PASLW)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Diarmait Mac Giolla Chríost
    Pages 148-174
  3. Back Matter
    Pages 244-249

About this book


Through detailed case studies ranging from the 18th century until today,this book explores the role of foreign languages in military alliances, in occupation and in peace building. It brings together academic researchers and practitioners from the museum and interpreting worlds and the military.


army English First World War French identity Interpreter Korean War Peacekeeping translation

Editors and affiliations

  • Hilary Footitt
    • 1
  • Michael Kelly
    • 2
  1. 1.University of ReadingUK
  2. 2.University of SouthamptonUK

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