Hold Your Tongue:
Bilingualism and the Politics of 'English Only'
By James Crawford
Addison-Wesley, 1992; 336pp
Table of Contents
Chapter 1. Guardians of English
Chapter 2. Polyglot Boarding-House
Chapter 3. Strangers in Their Own Land
Chapter 4. Tribal Politics
Chapter 5. Old Ethnics and New
Chapter 6. Hispanophobia
Chapter 7. Language Rights and Wrongs
Chapter 8. Problem or Resource?
Chapter 9. Babel in Reverse
Conclusion: Democracy and Language
– Los Angeles Times
– Harvard Educational Review
– Chicago Tribune
– Terrence Wiley, Language in Society
– Washington Post
Hold Your Tongue. Rich in anecdotes, majestic in its sweep and scope.
... A ground-breaking study of the English Only movement."
– Henry Cisneros, former Secretary of Housing & Urban Development