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Colonialism and Language


About the Course:

All colonial projects had to face the problem of linguistic differences. The ways in which they did so varied widely and are very revealing of their different ambitions, ideological foundations, and local circumstances. Explores the history of colonialism comparatively from the perspective of language, from the late fifteenth to the early nineteenth centuries, in the Americas, Africa, and Europe.


No pre-requisites have been entered for this course.


View the course’s Canvas page or the instructor’s page for documents: Juan Cobo Betancourt   

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