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Language maintenance within an American ethnic community

Alexandra Roceric

Language maintenance within an American ethnic community

the case of Romanian

by Alexandra Roceric

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Published by Romanian-American Heritage Center in [Grass Lake-Jackson, Mich.] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Romanian language -- United States.,
    • Romanian Americans.,
    • Bilingualism -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementAlexandra Roceric.
      SeriesRomanian-American studies ;, no. 2
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPC624.75 .R6 1982
      The Physical Object
      Pagination169 p. ;
      Number of Pages169
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3250728M
      LC Control Number83167895


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