What is it about?
The article describes the linguistic landscape of two towns in the border area between Spanish and Basque, between the provinces of Cantabria and Biscay.
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Why is it important?
The research deals with a rural area, which is a type of territory little analyzed by linguistic landscape studies. It also investigates the influence of language policies on the configuration of this landscape and the importance of other non-linguistic elements, such as iconography, in defining this border situation between two very different languages.
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This page is a summary of: El paisaje lingüístico de un área rural: frontera, transición y contacto, Bulletin of Hispanic Studies, April 2020, Liverpool University Press, DOI: 10.3828/bhs.2020.19.
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