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Title: Sociocultural Perspectives on Language Change in Diaspora. Soviet immigrants in the United States.
Written By: David R. Andrews
Series Title: IMPACT: Studies in Language and Society 5

This book is a sociolinguistic examination of the Russian speech ofthe American

Publication Year: 1999
Publisher: John Benjamins
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Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics
Subject Language(s): Russian
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 155619854X
ISBN-13: 9781556198540
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