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The English language : a historical introduction / Charles Barber.

By: Barber, Charles Laurence.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2004Edition: Canto ed., 6th printing ed.Description: xi, 299 p. : ill., maps ; 22 cm.ISBN: 0521785707; 9780521785709.Subject(s): English language -- History | Historical linguistics | Anglais (Langue) -- Histoire | Linguistique historique | Humanities, English October2018Genre/Form: -- Reading bookDDC 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 -- English in the scientific age -- English as a world language -- English today and tomorrow.
Summary: Introduction to the history of the English language, ranging from prehistory to the present day.
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Originally published : 1993.

Includes bibliographical references (pages 283-291) and index.

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

Introduction to the history of the English language, ranging from prehistory to the present day.

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