The English Language / Edition 2

The English Language / Edition 2

by Charles Barber
     
 

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

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

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781107693937
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
03/31/2012
Series:
Canto Classics
Edition description:
Second edition
Pages:
320
Sales rank:
462,708
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

1. What is language?; 2. The flux of language; 3. The Indo-European languages; 4. The Germanic languages; 5. Old English; 6. Norsemen and Normans; 7. Middle English; 8. Early Modern English; 9. Late Modern English; 10. English as a world language; 11. English today and tomorrow.

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