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Published by Duke University Press for the American Dialect Society in Durham .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • German language -- Texas -- New Braunfels -- History,
  • Germans -- Texas -- New Braunfels

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Other titlesAmerican Speech. $n vol. 83 (Supplement).
StatementHans C. Boas.
SeriesPublication of the American Dialect Society -- no. 93, Publication of the American Dialect Society -- no. 93.
ContributionsAmerican Dialect Society.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPF5938.5.T4 B63 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22842987M
ISBN 109780822367161
LC Control Number2008053647

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