1 edition of African American women"s language found in the catalog.
African American women"s language
Sonja L. Lanehart
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||edited by Sonja L. Lanehart|
|LC Classifications||PE3102.N44 A36 2009|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xxiii, 310 p. :|
|Number of Pages||310|
|LC Control Number||2010399201|
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