The English language : a historical introduction / Charles Barber, formerly reader in English language and literature, University of Leads, Joan C. Beal, professor of English language, University of Sheffield, Philip A. Shaw, lecturer in old and middle English, University of Sheffield.Material type: TextSeries: Cambridge approaches to linguisticsPublisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2018Edition: Second edition, reprint editionDescription: xiii, 306 pages : illustrations, maps ; 21 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 1107693934; 9781107693937Subject(s): English language -- History | Historical linguistics | | Humanities: English July2016 December2018Genre/Form: -- Reading book DDC classification: 420
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Includes bibliographical references 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 -- 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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