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Published by Multilingual Matters in Clevedon [England], Buffalo .
Written in English


  • Education, Bilingual -- Spain -- País Vasco,
  • Native language and education -- Spain -- País Vasco,
  • Basque language -- Study and teaching -- Spain -- País Vasco

Book details:

Edition Notes

Other titlesLanguage, culture, and curriculum.
Statementedited by Jasone Cenoz.
ContributionsCenoz, Jasone.
LC ClassificationsLC3736.S72 P358 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16413457M
ISBN 109781847690708, 9781847690715
LC Control Number2008000296

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