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Title: BUCLD 31
Subtitle: Proceedings of the 31st annual Boston University Conference on Language Development
Edited By: Heather Marie Caunt-Nulton
Samantha Kulatilake
I-hao Woo
URL: http://www.cascadilla.com/bucld31toc.html
Series Title: Proceedings of the Boston University Conference on Language Development
Description:

The 31st annual Boston University Conference on Language Development was
held November 3-5, 2006, in Boston, MA. The proceedings contains 60 of the
papers presented at the conference, including the keynote address by
Roberta Michnick Golinkoff and Kathy Hirsh-Pasek and the plenary address by
J├╝rgen M. Meisel. The two-volume set covers a wide range of research in
language acquisition and language development. The complete table of
contents can be seen on our web site at
http://www.cascadilla.com/bucld31toc.html along with easy on-line ordering.

Publication Year: 2007
Publisher: Cascadilla Press
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BibTex: View BibTex record
Linguistic Field(s): Language Acquisition
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ISBN-13: 9781574731743
Pages: 715
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ISBN-13: 9781574730746
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