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Historical Sociolinguistics

Historical Sociolinguistics

Historical sociolinguistics

20.1 New Subdiscipline

Over the last three decades, historical sociolinguistics has emerged as a subdiscipline at the interface of sociolinguistics and historical linguistics. It appears in the titles of Romaine (1988), Milroy (1992), Machan and Scott (1992), Ammon, Mattheier and Nelde (1999), Jahr (1999), ...

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