Aspects of multilingualism in European language history

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  • Multilingualism -- Europe -- History.,
  • Languages in contact -- Europe -- History.

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Includes bibliographical references and index.

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Statementedited by Kurt Braunmüller, Gisella Ferraresi.
SeriesHamburg studies on multilingualism,, v. 2
ContributionsBraunmüller, Kurt, 1948-, Ferraresi, Gisella.
LC ClassificationsP115.5.E85 A83 2003
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 289 p. :
Number of Pages289
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3691647M
ISBN 109027219222, 1588114465
LC Control Number2003062909

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