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Unkind words : ethnic labeling from Redskin to WASP / Irving Lewis Allen.

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Author/Creator:
Allen, Irving L., 1931-
Language:
English.
Publication date:
1990
Imprint:
New York : Bergin & Garvey, c1990.
Format:
  • Book
  • ix, 143 p. ; 22 cm.
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [123]-129).
Publisher's Summary:
The social roots and devices employed in the coining of ethnic slurs found in American slang form a kind of linguistic correlative to the evolution of American society. This book traces the history of derogatory expressions that have been applied to various ethnic groups and women.
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ISBN:
0897892178
0897892208
9780897892209
9780897892179

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