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Title: Neighborhood and Ancestry
Written By: Jonathan Owens
Series Title: IMPACT: Studies in Language and Society 4
Description:

Over the past 35 years urban sociolinguistics has developed upon the base of detailed case studies carried out mainly in western countries. A fundamental dichotomy informing the interpretation of variation has been carried out within what is termed the

Publication Year: 1999
Publisher: John Benjamins
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Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics
Subject Language(s): Arabic, Standard
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 1556198531
ISBN-13: 9781556198533
Prices: U.S. $ 194
 
Format: Hardback
ISBN: 902721834X
ISBN-13: N/A
Prices: NLG 240.00