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Title: WCCFL 18
Subtitle: Proceedings of the 18th West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics
Edited By: Sonya Bird
Andrew Carnie
Jason D. Haugen
Peter K Norquest
URL: http://www.cascadilla.com/wccfl18.html
Series Title: Proceedings of the West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics
Description:

The WCCFL 18 Proceedings contains 48 papers presented at the 1999 conference at the University of Arizona, focusing on phonetics, phonology, syntax, and semantics. The proceedings is available in paperback and library binding, and for the first time is also available on CD-ROM. The CD contains all of the papers in Acrobat (.pdf) format, so you can easily browse or search the proceedings and print the papers you want to read.

Publication Year: 2000
Publisher: Cascadilla Press
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Linguistic Field(s): Phonetics
Phonology
Semantics
Syntax
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ISBN: 1574732234
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 645 p
Prices: $20.00
 
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ISBN: 1574731238
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Pages: 645 p
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 1574730231
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Pages: 645 p
Prices: $40.00