The study of language and the politics of community in global context

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  • Language and languages -- Political aspects -- History

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Statementedited by David L. Hoyt and Karen Oslund
ContributionsHoyt, David L, Oslund, Karen
LC ClassificationsP119.3 .S78 2006
The Physical Object
Pagination258 p. :
Number of Pages258
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Open LibraryOL17214270M
ISBN 100739109553
ISBN 109780739109557
LC Control Number2006022532

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The Study of Language and the Politics of Community in Global Context, by David L. Hoyt (Editor), Karen Oslund (Editor)Format: Hardcover.

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