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Linguistics and Evolutionary Theory Three Essays (Amsterdam Classics in Linguistics) by August Schleicher

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Published by John Benjamins Pub Co .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Language & Linguistics,
  • Historical Linguistics,
  • Language Arts & Disciplines,
  • Language,
  • Linguistics,
  • Evolution,
  • Language and languages

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages210
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9094926M
ISBN 109027208778
ISBN 109789027208774

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