English in Its Social Contexts

English in Its Social Contexts : Essays in Historical Sociolinguistics

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The essays in this volume address each of the traditional periods of the English language. Topics discussed include the social status and use of English, the relationship between English and co-existent languages, language as a political instrument and attitudes towards varieties of English.
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  • Hardback | 281 pages
  • 150 x 230 x 31.75mm | 620g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • line drawings, tables
  • 0195064992
  • 9780195064995

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