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Alternative histories of English

Alternative histories of English

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Published by Routledge in London, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English language -- Variation

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [245]-270) and index.

    Statementedited by Richard Watts and Peter Trudgill.
    ContributionsWatts, Richard J., Trudgill, Peter.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPE1074.7 .A48 2002
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 280 p. :
    Number of Pages280
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15519394M
    ISBN 100415233569, 0415233577
    OCLC/WorldCa48236497

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