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Spanish as a Heritage Language in the United States: The State of the Field
edited by Sara M. Beaudrie and Marta Fairclough
afterword by Guadalupe Valdés and Guadalupe Valdés
Georgetown University Press, 2012
eISBN: 978-1-58901-939-3 | Paper: 978-1-58901-938-6
Library of Congress Classification PC4068.U5S63 2012
Dewey Decimal Classification 468.0071073

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ABOUT THIS BOOK

There is growing interest in heritage language learners—individuals who have a personal or familial connection to a nonmajority language. Spanish learners represent the largest segment of this population in the United States.

In this comprehensive volume, experts offer an interdisciplinary overview of research on Spanish as a heritage language in the United States. They also address the central role of education within the field. Contributors offer a wealth of resources for teachers while proposing future directions for scholarship.


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