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Title: BUCLD 28
Subtitle: Proceedings of the 28th annual Boston University Conference on Language Development
Edited By: Alejna Brugos
Linnea Micciulla
Christine E. Smith
URL: http://www.cascadilla.com/bucld28toc.html
Series Title: Proceedings of the Boston University Conference on Language Development
Description:

This proceedings contains 57 papers from November 2003 conference, covering
a wide range of research in language acquisition and language development.
The two-volume set includes the keynote paper by Janet Dean Fodor and
William Gregory Sakas and the plenary paper by Mabel L. Rice.

The complete table of contents and other details can be found on our web
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Publication Year: 2004
Publisher: Cascadilla Press
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Psycholinguistics
Syntax
Language Acquisition
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ISBN: 1574731920
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Pages: ix + 688
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