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The English language : a historical introduction / Charles Barber, Joan C. Beal, Philip A. Shaw.

By: Barber, Charles Laurence‏.
Contributor(s): Beal, Joan C.‏ | Shaw, Philip A.‏.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Cambridge approaches to linguistics.Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2018Edition: 2nd ed., Canto classics ed; 9th printing.Description: xiii, 306 p. : ill., maps ; 21 cm.ISBN: 1107693934; 9781107693937.Subject(s): English language -- History | Historical linguistics | | Humanities, English July2016 December2018DDC classification: 420
Contents:
What is language? -- The flux of language -- The Indo-European languages -- The Germanic languages -- Old English -- Norsemen and Normans -- Middle English -- Early Modern English -- Later Modern English -- English as a world language -- English today and tomorrow.
Summary: This bestselling text by Charles Barber recounts the history of the English language from its ancestry to the present day.
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Index : p. 298-306.

1st printed : 2009.

Bibliography : (p. 282-297).

What is language? -- The flux of language -- The Indo-European languages -- The Germanic languages -- Old English -- Norsemen and Normans -- Middle English -- Early Modern English -- Later Modern English -- English as a world language -- English today and tomorrow.

This bestselling text by Charles Barber recounts the history of the English language from its ancestry to the present day.

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