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Published by Longman in Harlow, England, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sociolinguistics -- Congresses.,
  • Social sciences -- Philosophy -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Nikolas Coupland, Srikant Sarangi, and Christopher N. Candlin.
    GenreCongresses.
    SeriesLanguage in social life series
    ContributionsCoupland, Nikolas, 1950-, Sarangi, Srikant, 1956-, Candlin, Christopher., Cardiff Roundtable in Language and Communication (2nd : 1997 : Cardiff University)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsP40 .S579 2001
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 399 p. :
    Number of Pages399
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6796221M
    ISBN 100582327849, 0582327830
    LC Control Number00067387


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