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The Development of language and language researchers essays in honor of Roger Brown

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Published by L. Erlbaum Associates in Hillsdale, N.J .
Written in English


  • Brown, Roger, 1925-,
  • Language acquisition,
  • Linguistics

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographies and indexes.

Statementedited by Frank S. Kessel.
ContributionsBrown, Roger, 1925-, Kessel, Frank S.
LC ClassificationsP118 .D445 1988
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 423 p. :
Number of Pages423
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2394886M
ISBN 100898599067, 0805800638
LC Control Number87024548

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