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Glanville Price - Languages in Britain and Ireland - 9780631215813 - V9780631215813
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Languages in Britain and Ireland

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Description for Languages in Britain and Ireland Paperback. This volume provides updated and expanded entries on the established languages of Britain and the Republic of Ireland, as well as including "community" or "immigrant" languages and British Sign Language. The focus is on historical and sociolinguistic aspects of the languages covered. Num Pages: 256 pages, 0. BIC Classification: 1DBK; 1DBR; CFB; CFF; CFZ. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 253 x 179 x 14. Weight in Grams: 464.
This book builds on the success of Glanville Price's The Languages of Britain, published in 1984, which was widely acclaimed as the most lively, reliable and comprehensive survey of the great number of languages that have at one time or another taken root in Britain.

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John Wiley and Sons Ltd United Kingdom
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About Glanville Price
Glanville Price is Emeritus Professor of French at the University of Wales Aberystwyth. His previous publications include The French Language, Present and Past (1971), The Languages of Britain (1984) and the Encyclopedia of the Languages of Europe (Blackwell, 1998). He also rewrote Byrne and Churchill's Comprehensive French Grammar for its fourth edition, published in 1993.

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