We Share Walls: Language, Land, and Gender in Berber Morocco
January 2008, Wiley-Blackwell
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We Share Walls: Language, Land, and Gender in Berber Morocco explores how political economic shifts over the last century have reshaped the language practices and ideologies of women (and men) in the plains and mountains of rural Morocco.
- Offers a unique and richly textured ethnography of language maintenance and shift as well as language and place-making among an overlooked Muslim group
- Examines how Moroccan Berbers use language to integrate into the Arab-speaking world and retain their own distinct identity
- Illuminates the intriguing semiotic and gender issues embedded in the culture
- Part of the Blackwell Studies in Discourse and Culture Series