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Language description, history and development

Language description, history and development

linguistic indulgence in memory of Terry Crowley

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Published by John Benjamins in Amsterdam .
Written in English


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Statementedited by Jeff Siegel, John Lynch and Diana Eades.
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LC ClassificationsP
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Paginationxiv, 512 p. :
Number of Pages512
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Open LibraryOL22750810M
ISBN 109789027252524


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