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Antitotalitarian language in Poland

Anna Wierzbicka

Antitotalitarian language in Poland

some mechanisms of linguistic self-defense.

by Anna Wierzbicka

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge .
Written in English


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Offprint from Language in society, 19.

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Open LibraryOL13940878M

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