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Title: Diglossia. A Comprehensive Bibliography, 1960-1990, and Supplements. with An Introduction by W.F. Mackey
Edited By: Mauro Fernandez

This first comprehensive bibliography of the subject includes almost 3000 entries, including several dozen before 1960 and a substantial number in the period 1990-1992. All available publications in which the term appears, despite its varied definitions, have been included. In addition there are six indexes.

Publication Year: 1993
Publisher: John Benjamins
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Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 1556192533
ISBN-13: 9781556192531
Pages: 472
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