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Linguistic Simplicity and Complexity: Why Do Languages Undress? (Language Contact and Bilingualism (Lcb)) Hardcover – June 16, 2011

ISBN-13: 978-1934078372 ISBN-10: 1934078379 Edition: 1st

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Product Details

  • Series: Language Contact and Bilingualism (Lcb) (Book 1)
  • Hardcover: 318 pages
  • Publisher: De Gruyter; 1 edition (June 16, 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1934078379
  • ISBN-13: 978-1934078372
  • Product Dimensions: 6.1 x 0.8 x 9.1 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.4 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #8,250,422 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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John H. McWhorter, New York, USA

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0 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Ted F on June 23, 2014
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I've only read about half of the introduction, and the book is already becoming much more readable by me, an amateur linguist. The first third or so of the introduction was very technical, written I suppose to establish McWhorter's credentials. I am studying Spanish by book and by periodic immersion. I am looking forward to reading the remainder of this book.
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