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history and origin of language.

A. S. Diamond

history and origin of language.

by A. S. Diamond

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Published by Philosophical Society in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Language and languages

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies.

    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsP105 .D57
    The Physical Object
    Pagination280 p.
    Number of Pages280
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6268504M
    LC Control Number59004871
    OCLC/WorldCa1803725

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