Language and Politics by Noam Chomsky

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Written in English

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Subjects:

  • American history: from c 1900 -,
  • Language & Linguistics,
  • POLITICS & GOVERNMENT,
  • World politics,
  • Political aspects,
  • History & Theory - General,
  • Political Science,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • United States - 20th Century,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • North America,
  • Sociolinguistics,
  • Political Science / General,
  • General,
  • 1945-1989,
  • Language and languages

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Book details

ContributionsCarlos P. Otero (Introduction)
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages800
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8765271M
ISBN 101902593820
ISBN 109781902593821

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