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Ireland in British parliamentary debates 1803–2005: Plotting changes in discourse in a large volume of time-series corpus data

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Ireland in British parliamentary debates 1803–2005 : Plotting changes in discourse in a large volume of time-series corpus data. / Baker, Helen Samantha; Brezina, Vaclav; McEnery, Anthony Mark.

Exploring Future Paths for Historical Sociolinguistics. ed. / Tanja Säily; Arja Nurmi; Minna Palander-Collin; Anita Auer. Amsterdam : John Benjamins, 2017. p. 83-107 (Advances in Historical Sociolinguistics; Vol. 7).

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Baker, HS, Brezina, V & McEnery, AM 2017, Ireland in British parliamentary debates 1803–2005: Plotting changes in discourse in a large volume of time-series corpus data. in T Säily, A Nurmi, M Palander-Collin & A Auer (eds), Exploring Future Paths for Historical Sociolinguistics. Advances in Historical Sociolinguistics, vol. 7, John Benjamins, Amsterdam, pp. 83-107. https://doi.org/10.1075/ahs.7.04bak

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Baker, H. S., Brezina, V., & McEnery, A. M. (2017). Ireland in British parliamentary debates 1803–2005: Plotting changes in discourse in a large volume of time-series corpus data. In T. Säily, A. Nurmi, M. Palander-Collin, & A. Auer (Eds.), Exploring Future Paths for Historical Sociolinguistics (pp. 83-107). (Advances in Historical Sociolinguistics; Vol. 7). Amsterdam: John Benjamins. https://doi.org/10.1075/ahs.7.04bak

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Baker HS, Brezina V, McEnery AM. Ireland in British parliamentary debates 1803–2005: Plotting changes in discourse in a large volume of time-series corpus data. In Säily T, Nurmi A, Palander-Collin M, Auer A, editors, Exploring Future Paths for Historical Sociolinguistics. Amsterdam: John Benjamins. 2017. p. 83-107. (Advances in Historical Sociolinguistics). https://doi.org/10.1075/ahs.7.04bak

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Baker, Helen Samantha ; Brezina, Vaclav ; McEnery, Anthony Mark. / Ireland in British parliamentary debates 1803–2005 : Plotting changes in discourse in a large volume of time-series corpus data. Exploring Future Paths for Historical Sociolinguistics. editor / Tanja Säily ; Arja Nurmi ; Minna Palander-Collin ; Anita Auer. Amsterdam : John Benjamins, 2017. pp. 83-107 (Advances in Historical Sociolinguistics).

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