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Speaking American: A History of English in the United States

By Richard W. Bailey

"Takes a novel approach to the history of American English by focusing on hotbeds of linguistic activity throughout American history."


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Language, Literacy, and Technology

By Richard Kern

"In this book, Richard Kern explores how technology matters to language and the ways in which we use it. Kern reveals how material, social and individual resources interact in the design of textual meaning, and how that interaction plays out across contexts of communication, different situations of technological mediation, and different moments in time."


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Title: Languages in America
Subtitle: A Pluralistic View
Written By: Susan J. Dicker
Series Title: Bilingual Education & Bilingualism
Description:

This book tackles the controversial language issues facing an increasingly diverse nation. Highlighting the roles non-English languages have had in American history, it offers a cogent argument against language restrictionism Drawing on the disciplines of linguistics, history and sociology, its analysis of language issues is scholarly yet accessible.

Publication Year: 2003
Publisher: Multilingual Matters
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Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 1853596523
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 352
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 1853596515
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 352
Prices: £18.95/US$29.95/CAN$39.95