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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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ISBN: 1853596515
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 352
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