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By David Silverman, Brian Torode

First released in 1980, this reissue is a examine of the sociology of language, which goals to bridge the space among textbook and monograph via alternating chapters of explication and research. A bankruptcy outlining a specific conception and suggesting basic criticisms is by way of a bankruptcy providing an unique software of that conception. the purpose of the authors is to regard textual content and speak because the website of particular practices which maintain or subvert specific relatives among visual appeal and fact.

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