Language planning and policy in Asia

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Statementedited by Robert B. Kaplan and Richard B. Baldauf Jr.
SeriesLanguage planning and policy
ContributionsKaplan, Robert B., Baldauf, Richard B., 1943-
LC ClassificationsP40.5.L352 A785 2008
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Paginationv. <1 > :
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Open LibraryOL22551001M
ISBN 101847690955, 1847690963
ISBN 109781847690951, 9781847690968
LC Control Number2008012759

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