In the transition from the 19th to the 20th century, an influential group of conservative intellectuals promoted and combined multiple cultural practices tending to study and promote a "pure" and "uniform" language. In this context, some of them resorted to a very particular tool: the science of language. This book reconstructs and analyzes the process of transferring this knowledge in Colombia that developed between 1867 and 1911, to show how the scientific study of language became a mechanism that allowed its bearers to claim control over it.
|Translated title of the contribution||National science, language and culture: The Transference of the Science of Language in Colombia, 1867-1911|
|Original language||Spanish (Colombia)|
|Place of Publication||Bogotá - Colombia|
|Publisher||Editorial Pontificia Universidad Javeriana|
|Number of pages||442|
|State||Published - Jun 2018|