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Published by B. Blackwell in Cambridge, MA, USA .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Sociolinguistics

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [315]-342) and index.

StatementRalph Fasold.
SeriesIntroduction to sociolinguistics ;, v. 2, Language in society ;, 6, Language in society (Oxford, England) ;, 6.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsP40 .I58 1984 vol. 2
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 342 p. :
Number of Pages342
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2195650M
ISBN 100631133860, 0631138250
LC Control Number89015185

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