LANGUAGE STRATEGISTS: Redefining Political Frontiers on the Basis of Linguistic Choices

@article{Weinstein1979LANGUAGESR,
  title={LANGUAGE STRATEGISTS: Redefining Political Frontiers on the Basis of Linguistic Choices},
  author={B. Weinstein},
  journal={World Politics},
  year={1979},
  volume={31},
  pages={345-364}
}
  • B. Weinstein
  • Published 1979
  • Sociology
  • World Politics
  • and wealth. Cultural elites define the group in terms of where frontiers begin and end. The two leaders rarely merge in one individual; more often, each plays a different but complementary role. Political innovators easily capture our attention. Their cultural counterparts receive a passing glance because no one really believes that the pen is mightier than the sword. Within this neglected category of actors are the great writers, translators, poets, and dictionary makers whose choice of tongue… CONTINUE READING
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