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English in Wales Diversity, Conflict and Change (Multilingual Matters Series, Vol 52)

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Published by Multilingual Matters Limited .
Written in English


  • Wales,
  • Language,
  • Foreign elements,
  • Language Arts / Linguistics / Literacy,
  • Welsh language,
  • Welsh,
  • General,
  • England,
  • English,
  • Historical & comparative linguistics,
  • Sociolinguistics,
  • English language,
  • Dialects,
  • Influence on English

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsNikolas Coupland (Editor), Alan R. Thomas (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages295
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8979955M
ISBN 101853590312
ISBN 109781853590313

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