Spanish as a heritage language in the United States
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Spanish as a heritage language in the United States the state of the field by Sara M. Beaudrie

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Published by Georgetown University Press in Washington, DC .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Languages,
  • Hispanic Americans,
  • Study and teaching,
  • Acquisition,
  • Bilingual Education,
  • Spanish language

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by Sara M. Beaudrie and Marta Fairclough
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPC4068.U5 S63 2012
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25238600M
ISBN 109781589019386
LC Control Number2012007818

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