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Published by Routledge & Kegan Paul in London, Boston .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Sexism in language.,
  • Language and languages -- Sex differences.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementDale Spender.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsP120.S48 S57
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 250 p. ;
Number of Pages250
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4115921M
ISBN 100710006756
LC Control Number80040877

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