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Title: American Sociolinguistics
Written By: Stephen O. Murray

This is a revised version of Theory Groups and the Study of Language in North America (1994), the post-World-War-II history of the emergence of sociolinguistics in North America that was described in Language in Society as

Publication Year: 1999
Publisher: John Benjamins
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Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 155619532X
ISBN-13: N/A
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 9027221782
ISBN-13: N/A
Prices: NLG 60.00