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Title: Language Myths and the History of English
Written By: Richard J. Watts
URL: http://www.us.oup.com/us/catalog/general/subject/Linguistics/SociolinguisticsAnthropologicalL/?view=
Series Title: Oxford Studies in Sociolinguistics
Description:

"Language Myths and the History of English" deconstructs common myths about
the historical development of English and looks at the ideological reasons
for their existence.

Publication Year: 2011
Publisher: Oxford University Press
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
General Linguistics
Linguistic Theories
Sociolinguistics
Subject Language(s): English
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Format: Hardback
ISBN-13: 9780195327601
Pages: 352
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ISBN-13: 9780195327618
Pages: 352
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