The Cambridge History of the English Language available in Hardcover
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Table of Contents1. Introduction Suzanne Romaine; 2. Vocabulary John Algeo; 3. Syntax David Denison; 4. Onomastics Richard Coates; 5. Phonology Michael K. C. MacMahon; 6. English grammar and usage Edward Finegan; 7. Literary language Sylvia Adamson; Glossary of linguistic terms; Bibliography; Index.
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"...nearly all of the material is quite clearly presented, well analyzed, and brings out aspects of English...that could easily be overlooked since the language has not changed nearly as much in the current period as it did in the previous seven hundred years." Notes on Linguistics