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"Languages and Their Speakers" provides an introduction both to languages themselves and to their social functions. Written especially for nonlinguistic majors, the book gives insight into the meaning, value, and function of language within a culture and into the ways language behavior varies and changes. Each chapter of the book discusses what it means to be a speaker of ...more
Paperback, 316 pages
Published December 19th 1979 by University of Pennsylvania Press (first published 1979)
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