Language, Culture, and Society: A Book of Readings
Ben G. Blount
Waveland Press, Jan 1, 1995 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 608 pages
Twenty-four articles representing a diversity of interests & approaches have been brought together in this collection intended to define & develop topics of central interest to language, culture, & society.
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