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Published by Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia in Canberra .
Written in English



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Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

Statementedited by Michael Clyne for the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia, the National Languages Institute of Australia, and the Australian Academy of the Humanities.
ContributionsClyne, Michael G., 1939-, Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia., National Languages Institute of Australia., Australian Academy of the Humanities.
LC ClassificationsP57.A9 L56 1991
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 210 p. :
Number of Pages210
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1514061M
ISBN 100908290179
LC Control Number93198066

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