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On the nature of linguistics and its place in university studies

T. F. Mitchell

On the nature of linguistics and its place in university studies

an inaugural lecture

by T. F. Mitchell

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Published by Leeds U.P. in Leeds .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Language and languages.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby T. F. Mitchell.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsP121 .M664
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[2], 28 p.
    Number of Pages28
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6013633M
    LC Control Number66070010
    OCLC/WorldCa1973236

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