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Title: The Earliest Stage of Language Planning: The 'First Congress' Phenomenon
Edited By: Joshua A Fishman
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Successful congresses and the circumstances leading to them are differentiated from those that have no discernible effects on the problems facing their particular languages. This is the first such investigation.

Publication Year: 1993
Publisher: De Gruyter Mouton
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Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 3110135302
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 351
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