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The Workings of Language

From Prescriptions to Perspectives

by Rebecca S. Wheeler

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  • 12 Currently reading

Published by Praeger Paperback .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Business law,
  • Language & Linguistics,
  • Language teaching & learning material & coursework,
  • Law,
  • Language Arts / Linguistics / Literacy,
  • Language,
  • Linguistics,
  • Miscellaneous,
  • Semantics,
  • Language Arts & Disciplines / Linguistics,
  • Business & Financial,
  • English language,
  • Language and languages

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages264
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9811761M
    ISBN 100275962466
    ISBN 109780275962463

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