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Towards a social grammar of language

by Matthew Clifford Grayshon

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Published by Mouton in The Hague .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sociolinguistics

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. [132]-139.

    StatementMatthew C. Grayshon.
    SeriesContributions to the sociology of language ;, 18
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsP40 .G7
    The Physical Object
    Pagination143 p. :
    Number of Pages143
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4279012M
    ISBN 109027976333
    LC Control Number78304916

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