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measurement of language diversity

James Brougham

measurement of language diversity

by James Brougham

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Published by Centre international de recherche sur le bilinguisme in Québec .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Linguistics -- Statistical methods,
  • Multilingualism

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 17-19.

    StatementJames Brougham.
    SeriesPublication / Centre international de recherche sur le bilinguisme -- B-98, Publication (Université Laval. International Center for Research on Bilingualism) -- B 98
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsP138.5 B76, P138.5 B76
    The Physical Object
    Pagination19, xi p. ;
    Number of Pages19
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19388476M

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