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Language, power & society

Francis P. B. Moto

Language, power & society

by Francis P. B. Moto

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Published by Unisa Press, University of South Africa in Pretoria .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Politics and government,
  • Sociolinguistics,
  • Language policy,
  • Power (Social sciences)

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 203-217) and index.

    Other titlesLanguage, power and society
    StatementFrancis Moto
    SeriesMemory and African cultural productions, Memory and African cultural productions
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsP119.32.M3 M68 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 228 p. ;
    Number of Pages228
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25089213M
    ISBN 101868884341
    ISBN 109781868884346
    LC Control Number2011453613
    OCLC/WorldCa630493505

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