Language in the brain by Helmut Schnelle

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, New York .

Written in English

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

Book details

StatementHelmut Schnelle
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LC ClassificationsQP399 .S36 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 226 p. :
Number of Pages226
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24490678M
ISBN 100521515491, 0521739713
ISBN 109780521515498, 9780521739719
LC Control Number2009052596
OCLC/WorldCa496594403

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