Recently Published Books

This page showcases most significant recent books on Esperanto, its history, and the field of interlingual communication. For more information of a specific book or to purchase a copy, click on the cover image or title.

For a more detailed overview of the state-of-the-art scholarship in various fields of Esperantic Studies, see here.

 

Schor, Esther (February 2016) Bridge of Words: Esperanto and the Dream of a Universal Language. Metropolitan Books/Henry Holt.

List of Reviews

 

 

 

 

Esperanto – einfach, kompakt und übersichtlich

 

 

 

 

Pahlow, Heike (2016). Esperanto – einfach, kompakt und übersichtlich. Engelsdorfer Verlag, Leipzig.

 

 

 

 

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Pereltsvaig, Asya and Martin W. Lewis (2015). The Indo-European Controversy. Facts and Fallacies in Historical Linguistics. Cambridge University Press (2015).

 

 

 

 

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Editors: Lipari, Michela and Humphrey Tonkin (2015). Tamen ĝi moviĝas! (And yet it moves!). Twelve essays by award winning authors of Belartaj Konkursoj of UEA.

 

 

 

 

Historio de Esperanto-Literaturo Minnaja Silfer

 

 

Minnaja, Carlo; Silfer, Giorgio (2015). Historio de la esperanta literaturo. Kooperativo de Literatura Foiro. La Chaux-de-Fonds. 2015.  (with ESF funding)

 

 

 

 

Galor, Zbigniew, and Jukka Pietiläinen (2015) UEA en konscio de esperantistoj. Movado. KAVA-PECH. Dobřichovice. (with ESF funding)

 

 

 

 

 

Garvía, Roberto (2015) Esperanto and Its Rivals: The Struggle for an International Language. University of Pennsylvania Press.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Gordin, Michael D. (2015) Scientific Babel: How Science Was Done Before and After Global English. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Melnikov, Aleksandro S. (2015) Gvidlibro tra Esperantio. Rostov-na-Donu. (with ESF funding)

 

 

 

 

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Hornsby, Michael (2015) Revitalizing Minority Languages New Speakers of Breton, Yiddish and Lemko. New York: Palgrave Macmillan.

 

 

 

 

 

 

English In Nordic Universities

 

Hultgren, Anna Kristina, Frans Gregersen and Jacob Thøgersen (editors) (2014). English in Nordic Universities: Ideologies and practices. Amsterdam: NL: John Benjamins Publishing Company.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Halperin, Liora R. (2014) Babel in Zion: Jews, Nationalism, and Language Diversity in Palestine, 1920-1948. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Konishi, Sho (2013) Anarchist Modernity: Cooperatism and Japanese-Russian Intellectual Relations in Modern Japan. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mazower, Mark (2013) Governing the World: The History of an Idea, 1815 to the Present. Penguin Books.

 

 

 

 

 

Tellier, Angela (2013) Esperanto as a starter language for child second-language learners in the primary school. 2nd edition. Barlaston: Esperanto UK.

 

 

 

 

 

Tollefson, James W. (ed.) (2013) Language Policies in Education: Critical Issues. New York: Routledge.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Gubbins, Paul (ed.) (2012) Star in a Night Sky: An Anthology of Esperanto Literature. London: Francis Boutle Publishers.

 

 

 

 

 

Vlasov, Dmitrij V. (2011) Ėsperanto: polveka cenzury. Moskva: Impeto. [in Russian]

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ostler, Nicholas (2010) The Last Lingua Franca. English Until the Return of Babel. London: Allen Lane.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Okrent, Arika (2009) In the Land of Invented Languages. New York: Spiegel & Grau.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Krasnikov, Oleg and Detlev Blanke (2008) Esperanto-dvizhenie: fragmenty istorii. [in Russian]

 

 

 

 

 

Sutton, Geoffrey H. (2008) Concise Encyclopedia of the Original Literature of Esperanto. New York: Mondial.

 

 

 

 

 

Shohamy, Elana (2006) Language Policy: Hidden Agendas and New Approaches. London: Routledge.

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