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Published by University of Pennsylvania Press in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Language and languages.,
  • Language and culture.

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[edited by] Timothy Shopen.
    ContributionsShopen, Timothy., Center for Applied Linguistics.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsP106 .L319 1987
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 335 p. :
    Number of Pages335
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2377631M
    ISBN 100812212495
    LC Control Number87006034


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