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Welsh language

Nicholas Crickhowell

Welsh language

a commitment and challenge : the government"s policy for the Welsh language : a speech

by Nicholas Crickhowell

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Published by Welsh Office in [Cardiff] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain.
    • Subjects:
    • Welsh language -- Political aspects.,
    • Language policy -- Great Britain.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesYr laith Gymraeg.
      Statementby Nicholas Edwards to representatives of Gwynedd County Council at Llanrwst on 15 April 1980.
      ContributionsCrickhowell, Nicholas.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPB2114 .E34 1980
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiii, 10, 10, iii p. ;
      Number of Pages10
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3815611M
      ISBN 100904251403
      LC Control Number81123912


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