Language questionnaire analyses revealed that these cohorts were quite similar in terms of dual home language usage by parents, siblings, and grandparents as well as high self-ratings of language adeptness and positive attitudes towards both their languages, illustrating
the importance of examining the nature and quality of all aspects of language socialization, and the futility of reducing language learning to quantitative amounts of prescribed teaching.
He concludes that although the French gendarmerie seemed to bring stability to the hinterlands, problems of French governance--conscription and the French Concordat--deprived the regime of traditional sources (the Church) of indirect social control, illustrating
the limits of the French administration vis a vis local political culture.
More useful are sketch diagrams illustrating
the evolution of the plan of the city.
I would just add that although, as Carlebach shows, there was a good deal of incorrect information concerning Jewish ritual in the converts' "exposes," illustrating
that some of the authors were quite ignorant, there still is a lot that be learnt from them with regard to Jewish practices.
Nine tables and eight graphs illustrating
various demographics regarding credit enrolled students are included.