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English in its social contexts

essays in historical sociolinguistics

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English language -- Grammar, Historical.,
  • English language -- Social aspects.,
  • Sociolinguistics.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Tim William Machan, Charles T. Scott.
    SeriesOxford studies in sociolinguistics
    ContributionsMachan, Tim William., Scott, Charles T., 1932-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPE1101 .E55 1992
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 268 p. :
    Number of Pages268
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1540559M
    ISBN 100195064992, 019506500X
    LC Control Number91019190


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