Quantitative methods in sociolinguistics by Ronald K. S. Macaulay

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Includes bibliographical references (p. 115-130) and indexes.

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StatementRonald K.S. Macaulay
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LC ClassificationsP40 .M34 2009
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Paginationxii, 138 p. :
Number of Pages138
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Open LibraryOL24565435M
ISBN 100230579175, 0230579183
ISBN 109780230579170, 9780230579187
LC Control Number2009517525
OCLC/WorldCa432587682

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