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Language Planning in Latvia as a Struggle for National Sovereignty

  • Andrejs Veisbergs
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Abstract

Focuses in particular on the language policies of the Second Independence period, directed at ensuring the Latvian language the status of sole official language of the country. The chapter also examines the Russian-Latvian ethno-linguistic ‘cleavage’ in the context of the new language policies.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Andrejs Veisbergs
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  1. 1.Department of Translation and InterpretingUniversity of LatviaRigaLatvia

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