Language: Talking or trading blows in the Upper Silesian industrial basin?

@inproceedings{Kamusella2011LanguageTO,
  title={Language: Talking or trading blows in the Upper Silesian industrial basin?},
  author={T. Kamusella},
  year={2011}
}
  • T. Kamusella
  • Published 2011
  • Sociology
  • Abstract In the 19th century, in the eastern half of Prussia's region of Upper Silesia, continental Europe's second largest industrial basin emerged. In the course of the accelerated urbanization that followed, an increasing number of German- and Germanic-speakers arrived in this overwhelmingly Slavophone area that historically skirted the Germanic dialect continuum to the west. The resultant dynamic interaction between Slavicand German/ic-speakers led to the emergence of an Upper Silesian… CONTINUE READING
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