Going nucular

language, politics, and culture in confrontational times by Geoffrey Nunberg

Publisher: PublicAffairs in New York

Written in English
Cover of: Going nucular | Geoffrey Nunberg
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Subjects:

  • Terminology,
  • Semantics,
  • Political science,
  • Wortschatz,
  • Usage,
  • Politik,
  • English language

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

StatementGeoffrey Nunberg
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPE2809 .N86 2004
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 298 p. :
Number of Pages298
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24741281M
ISBN 101586482343, 1586483455
ISBN 109781586482343, 9781586483456
LC Control Number2003069022
OCLC/WorldCa54001475

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