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The search for the perfect language

by Umberto Eco

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Published by Blackwell in Oxford, UK, Cambridge, Mass., USA .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Europe.
    • Subjects:
    • Language and languages,
    • Language, Universal,
    • Language and culture -- Europe

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [355]-371) and index.

      StatementUmberto Eco ; translated by James Fentress.
      SeriesThe making of Europe
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsP106 .E2813 1995
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 385 p. :
      Number of Pages385
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1104085M
      ISBN 100631174656
      LC Control Number94029141

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