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short history of the Swedish language

GoМ€sta Bergman

short history of the Swedish language

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Published by The Swedish Institute for Cultural Relations in [Lund] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Gösta Bergman ; translated and adapted by Francis P. Magoun Jr. and Helge Kökeritz.
ContributionsMagoun, Francis P., Kökeritz, Helge., Swedish Institute for Cultural Relations.
The Physical Object
Pagination106p. ;
Number of Pages106
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19774668M


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