Linguistics and the Third Reich: Mother-tongue Fascism, Race, and the Science of Language

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This book presents an insightful account of the academic politics of the Nazi era and analyses the work of selected linguists, including Jos Trier and Leo Weisgerber. Hutton situates Nazi linguistics within the politics of Hitler's state and within the history of modern linguistics.

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Roy Harris is Emeritus Professor of General Linguistics?at the University of Oxford, UK.

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