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Book Review: Peter Burke and Roy Porter (EDS), Languages and Jargons: Contributions to a Social History of Language

McHoul, A. (1997) Book Review: Peter Burke and Roy Porter (EDS), Languages and Jargons: Contributions to a Social History of Language. Discourse & Society, 8 (3). pp. 423-426.

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    Abstract

    The idea of introducing historical detail and empirical rigour into the field of discourse pragmatics is both exciting and timely. However, of the three volumes, this most recent contribution is perhaps the most troubled.

    Publication Type: Journal Article
    Murdoch Affiliation: School of Humanities
    Publisher: SAGE Publications
    Copyright: 1997 SAGE
    URI: http://researchrepository.murdoch.edu.au/id/eprint/9785
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