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Title: Englishes Around the World I. General Studies: British Isles, North America
Edited By: Edgar W. W. Schneider
Series Title: Varieties of English Around the World, G18
Description:

The two volumes of Englishes Around the World present high-quality original research papers written in honour of Manfred Goerlach, founder and editor of the journal English World-Wide and the book series Varieties of English Around the World. The papers thematically focus on the field that Manfred Georlach has helped to build and shape. Volume 1 contains articles on general topics and studies of what might be termed

Publication Year: 1997
Publisher: John Benjamins
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Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics
Subject Language(s): English
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 1556194498
ISBN-13: 9781556194498
Pages: 329
Prices: U.S. $ 162
 
Format: Hardback
ISBN: 9027248761
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Pages: 329
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