Language policy and identity politics in the United States by Ronald Schmidt

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Published by Temple University Press in Philadelphia .

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  • Language policy -- United States,
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  • Pluralism (Social sciences) -- United States

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 257-274) and index.

Book details

StatementRonald Schmidt.
SeriesMapping racisms
LC ClassificationsP119.32.U6 S36 2000
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 282 p. ;
Number of Pages282
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL59268M
ISBN 101566397545, 1566397553
LC Control Number99087484

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