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Bilingualism and language contact

Bilingualism and language contact

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Published by Georgetown University Press in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Language and languages -- Congresses.,
  • Language and languages.

  • Edition Notes

    Series previously entitled: Georgetown University Monograph series on Languages and linguistics.

    StatementJames E. Alatis, ed.
    SeriesGeorgetown University Round Table on languages and linguistics 1970
    ContributionsAlatis, James E.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 374 p. ;
    Number of Pages374
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19589255M

    The recent interest in bilingualism and language contact has led to a number of new approaches, based on research in communities in many different parts of the world. This book draws together this diverse research, looking at examples from many different situations, to present the topic in any easily accessible ge contact is.


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