An applied discourse analysis of English legislative writing
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Published by Language Studies Unit, University of Aston in Birmingham in Birmingham, U.K .
Written in English



  • Great Britain.


  • Bill drafting -- Great Britain.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementV.K. Bhatia.
SeriesA Language Studies Unit research report, Language Studies Unit research report.
LC ClassificationsKD4238 .B48 1983
The Physical Object
Pagination145 p. :
Number of Pages145
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2776309M
ISBN 100903703319
LC Control Number86138963

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