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Grammatical categories and cognitive processes an historical, theoretical, and empirical re-evaluation of the linguistic relativity hypothesis by John Arthur Lucy

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Published .
Written in English

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Statementby John Arthur Lucy.
LC ClassificationsMicrofilm 88/200 (P)
The Physical Object
Paginationxix, 504 leaves
Number of Pages504
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Open LibraryOL2161096M
LC Control Number88890000

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