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Data supporting 'Arabic Dialogues: Phrasebooks and the Learning of Colloquial Arabic 1798-1945' (Rachel Mairs, UCL Press).

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This data set complements the book 'Arabic Dialogues: Phrasebooks and the Learning of Colloquial Arabic 1798-1945', by Rachel Mairs, published by UCL Press. It should be cited as: Rachel Mairs (2023): Data supporting 'Arabic Dialogues: Phrasebooks and the Learning of Colloquial Arabic 1798-1945 (UCL Press)'. University of Reading. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.17864/1947.000469 Copyright 2023, University of Reading. This dataset is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International Licence: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/.

It contains:

- A Catalogue of colloquial Arabic phrasebooks discussed in the book (Word document and PDF). (Referred to in the text of the book as 'the Catalogue'.)

- Two Gephi graphs of: a) social connections between authors of language books, learners of Arabic and other significant figures; and b) relationships of plagiarism and influence between Arabic phrasebooks. (Referred to as Graph 1 and Graph 2 respectively.)

- PDF and JPEG files providing a visualisation of the Gephi data, for users who do not have or do not wish to use network analysis software. (Referred to as above.)

- A line chart showing the number of colloquial Arabic phrasebooks each year, across all languages, in the period 1798-1945 (Graph 3, PDF and JPEG).

- A line chart showing the cumulative number of colloquial Arabic phrasebooks published in the period 1798-1945 (Graph 4, PDF and JPEG).

- A line chart showing the number of colloquial Arabic phrasebooks published each year, separated by language, in the period 1798-1945 (Graph 5, PDF and JPEG).

Access to this data set is not essential in order to follow the arguments of the book, but it is intended to provide access 'in a user-friendly manner' to material that could not be presented adequately within the confines of a print publication.

Alternative title: Arabic Dialogues
Resource Type: Dataset
Creators: Mairs, Rachel ORCID logoORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-9192-9031
Rights-holders: University of Reading
Data Publisher: University of Reading
Publication Year: 2023
Data last accessed: 18 April 2024
DOI: https://doi.org/10.17864/1947.000469
Metadata Record URL: https://researchdata.reading.ac.uk/id/eprint/469
Organisational units: Interdisciplinary Research Centres (IDRCs) > Centre for Literacy and Multilingualism (CeLM)
Arts, Humanities and Social Science > School of Humanities > Classics
Participating Organisations: University of Reading
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Data Availability: OPEN

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