Language behavior in a black urban community

by Claudia Mitchell-Kernan

Publisher: University of California, Language-Behavior Research Laboratory in Berkeley, Calif

Written in English
Published: Pages: 164 Downloads: 88
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  • Black English.,
  • English language -- Dialects -- California.

Edition Notes

Statement[by] Claudia Mitchell.
SeriesMonographs of the Language-Behavior Research Laboratory -- no. 2
LC ClassificationsPE3101.C2 K47
The Physical Object
Paginationiii,164 p.
Number of Pages164
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16584526M

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