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Published: 31 December 2020

672 Pages


ISBN: 9780198754954

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Women in the History of Linguistics

Edited by Wendy Ayres-Bennett and Helena Sanson

  • Brings together ground-breaking work on the role of women in the history of linguistics
  • Explores the contributions of women in a wide range of spheres, from the production of dictionaries and grammars to language teaching methods and language policy
  • Looks beyond the European context, examining such diverse topics as women's roles in the codification of Arabic, and the regulation and exploitation of women's speech in Japan.

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