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Language & nationhood

the Canadian experience

by Ronald Wardhaugh

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Published by New Star Books in Vancouver .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Canada,
  • Canada.
    • Subjects:
    • Linguistic minorities -- Canada.,
    • Bilingualism -- Canada.,
    • Language policy -- Canada.,
    • Canada -- Ethnic relations.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesLanguage and nationhood.
      StatementRonald Wardhaugh.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsP119.315 .W37 1983
      The Physical Object
      Pagination269 p. ;
      Number of Pages269
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2906509M
      ISBN 100919573169, 0919573177
      LC Control Number84136105

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